Larry Bird vs. D'Angelo Russell Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars D'Angelo Russell and Larry Bird that includes championships won, honors and awards obtained, regular season and playoffs stats and other data put side by side.

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? These 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
2021-22
Larry Bird:
1980 to 1992
D'Angelo Russell:
2016 to 2022

NBA Championships and Seasons

Larry Bird 3
D'Angelo Russell 0
Larry Bird 13
D'Angelo Russell 7
Larry Bird 12
D'Angelo Russell 1
Larry Bird 12
D'Angelo Russell 1

Honors and Awards

Larry Bird 3
D'Angelo Russell 0
Larry Bird 2
D'Angelo Russell 0
Larry Bird 9
D'Angelo Russell 0
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Larry Bird 10
D'Angelo Russell 0
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Larry Bird 3
D'Angelo Russell 0
Larry Bird 1
D'Angelo Russell 0

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Larry Bird 24.3
D'Angelo Russell 17.6

Larry Bird 10.0
D'Angelo Russell 3.6

Larry Bird 6.3
D'Angelo Russell 5.3

Larry Bird 1.7
D'Angelo Russell 1.1

Larry Bird 0.8
D'Angelo Russell 0.3

Totals Stats

Larry Bird 21,791
D'Angelo Russell 6,371

Larry Bird 8,974
D'Angelo Russell 1,299

Larry Bird 5,695
D'Angelo Russell 1,922

Larry Bird 1,556
D'Angelo Russell 412

Larry Bird 755
D'Angelo Russell 99

Larry Bird 897
D'Angelo Russell 362

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Larry Bird .496
D'Angelo Russell .420

3-Point Percentage
Larry Bird .376
D'Angelo Russell .360

Free Throw Percentage
Larry Bird .886
D'Angelo Russell .771

Best Season (no game minimum)

Larry Bird 29.9
(1988)
D'Angelo Russell 23.1
(2020)

Larry Bird 11.0
(1983)
D'Angelo Russell 4.0
(2022)

Larry Bird 7.6
(1987)
D'Angelo Russell 7.0
(2019)

Larry Bird 2.0
(1986)
D'Angelo Russell 1.4
(2017)

Larry Bird 1.2
(1985)
D'Angelo Russell 0.7
(2022)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Larry Bird 23.8
D'Angelo Russell 19.4

Larry Bird 10.3
D'Angelo Russell 3.6

Larry Bird 6.5
D'Angelo Russell 3.6

Larry Bird 1.8
D'Angelo Russell 1.4

Larry Bird 0.9
D'Angelo Russell 0.2

Totals Stats

Larry Bird 3,897
D'Angelo Russell 97

Larry Bird 1,683
D'Angelo Russell 18

Larry Bird 1,062
D'Angelo Russell 18

Larry Bird 296
D'Angelo Russell 7

Larry Bird 145
D'Angelo Russell 1

Larry Bird 164
D'Angelo Russell 5

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Larry Bird .472
D'Angelo Russell .359

3-Point Percentage
Larry Bird .321
D'Angelo Russell .324

Free Throw Percentage
Larry Bird .890
D'Angelo Russell .846

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Larry Bird 27.5
(1984)
D'Angelo Russell 19.4
(2019)

Larry Bird 14.0
(1981)
D'Angelo Russell 3.6
(2019)

Larry Bird 8.8
(1990)
D'Angelo Russell 3.6
(2019)

Larry Bird 2.3
(1984)
D'Angelo Russell 1.4
(2019)

Larry Bird 1.4
(1982)
D'Angelo Russell 0.2
(2019)