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Kobe Bryant vs. Jerry West Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Jerry West and Kobe Bryant that includes championships won, honors and awards obtained, regular season and playoffs stats and other data put side by side.

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Who scored more points in his career? Who averaged more points in playoffs? Who won more championships? Who led the season more times? Who won more MVP awards? Those questions and many more, are answered here. It includes NBA Championships, seasons, playoffs, awards, statistical data for points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks and percentages.

Head-To-Head Career Comparison

NBA Timeline:
1946-47
2019-20
Kobe Bryant:
1997 to 2016
Jerry West:
1961 to 1974

NBA Championships and Seasons

Kobe Bryant 5
Jerry West 1
Kobe Bryant 20
Jerry West 14
Kobe Bryant 15
Jerry West 13
Kobe Bryant 18
Jerry West 14

Honors and Awards

Kobe Bryant 1
Jerry West 0
Kobe Bryant 2
Jerry West 1
*
Kobe Bryant 11
Jerry West 10
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Kobe Bryant 15
Jerry West 12
Kobe Bryant 9
Jerry West 4
*
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Kobe Bryant 12
Jerry West 5
Kobe Bryant 2
Jerry West 1
Kobe Bryant 0
Jerry West 1
* Notes: Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Kobe Bryant 25.0
Jerry West 27.0

Kobe Bryant 5.2
Jerry West 5.8

Kobe Bryant 4.7
Jerry West 6.7

Kobe Bryant 1.4
Jerry West 2.6

*
Kobe Bryant 0.5
Jerry West 0.7

*

Totals Stats

Kobe Bryant 33,643
Jerry West 25,192

Kobe Bryant 7,047
Jerry West 5,366

Kobe Bryant 6,306
Jerry West 6,238

Kobe Bryant 1,944
Jerry West 81

*
Kobe Bryant 640
Jerry West 23

*
Kobe Bryant 1,346
Jerry West 932

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Kobe Bryant .447
Jerry West .474

3-Point Percentage
Kobe Bryant .329
Jerry West -

n/a **
Free Throw Percentage
Kobe Bryant .837
Jerry West .814

Best Season (no game minimum)

Kobe Bryant 35.4
(2006)
Jerry West 31.3
(1966)

Kobe Bryant 6.9
(2003)
Jerry West 7.9
(1962)

Kobe Bryant 6.3
(2014)
Jerry West 9.7
(1972)

Kobe Bryant 2.2
(2003)
Jerry West 2.6
(1974)

*
Kobe Bryant 1.0
(1999)
Jerry West 0.7
(1974)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Kobe Bryant 25.6
Jerry West 29.1

Kobe Bryant 5.1
Jerry West 5.6

Kobe Bryant 4.7
Jerry West 6.3

Kobe Bryant 1.4
Jerry West 0.0

*
Kobe Bryant 0.7
Jerry West 0.0

*

Totals Stats

Kobe Bryant 5,640
Jerry West 4,457

Kobe Bryant 1,119
Jerry West 855

Kobe Bryant 1,040
Jerry West 970

Kobe Bryant 310
Jerry West 0

*
Kobe Bryant 144
Jerry West 0

*
Kobe Bryant 220
Jerry West 153

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Kobe Bryant .448
Jerry West .469

3-Point Percentage
Kobe Bryant .331
Jerry West -

n/a **
Free Throw Percentage
Kobe Bryant .816
Jerry West .805

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Kobe Bryant 32.8
(2007)
Jerry West 40.6
(1965)

Kobe Bryant 7.3
(2001)
Jerry West 8.7
(1961)

Kobe Bryant 6.1
(2001)
Jerry West 8.9
(1972)

Kobe Bryant 1.9
(2004)
Jerry West 0.0
(1974)

*
Kobe Bryant 1.5
(2000)
Jerry West 0.0
(1974)

*
Notes: * Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.
** Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80, this player has no data for the stat.
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