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Larry Bird vs. Pete Maravich Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Pete Maravich and Larry Bird 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
Larry Bird:
1980 to 1992
Pete Maravich:
1971 to 1980

NBA Championships and Seasons

Larry Bird 3
Pete Maravich 0
Larry Bird 13
Pete Maravich 10
Larry Bird 12
Pete Maravich 4
Larry Bird 12
Pete Maravich 5

Honors and Awards

Larry Bird 3
Pete Maravich 0
Larry Bird 2
Pete Maravich 0
Larry Bird 9
Pete Maravich 2
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Larry Bird 10
Pete Maravich 4
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Larry Bird 3
Pete Maravich 0
Larry Bird 0
Pete Maravich 1
Larry Bird 1
Pete Maravich 0

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Larry Bird 24.3
Pete Maravich 24.2

Larry Bird 10.0
Pete Maravich 4.2

Larry Bird 6.3
Pete Maravich 5.4

Larry Bird 1.7
Pete Maravich 1.4

*
Larry Bird 0.8
Pete Maravich 0.3

*

Totals Stats

Larry Bird 21,791
Pete Maravich 15,948

Larry Bird 8,974
Pete Maravich 2,747

Larry Bird 5,695
Pete Maravich 3,563

Larry Bird 1,556
Pete Maravich 587

*
Larry Bird 755
Pete Maravich 108

*
Larry Bird 897
Pete Maravich 658

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Larry Bird .496
Pete Maravich .441

3-Point Percentage
Larry Bird .376
Pete Maravich .667

*
Free Throw Percentage
Larry Bird .886
Pete Maravich .820

Best Season (no game minimum)

Larry Bird 29.9
(1988)
Pete Maravich 31.1
(1977)

Larry Bird 11.0
(1983)
Pete Maravich 5.3
(1975)

Larry Bird 7.6
(1987)
Pete Maravich 6.9
(1973)

Larry Bird 2.0
(1986)
Pete Maravich 2.0
(1978)

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Larry Bird 1.2
(1985)
Pete Maravich 0.4
(1976)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Larry Bird 23.8
Pete Maravich 18.7

Larry Bird 10.3
Pete Maravich 3.7

Larry Bird 6.5
Pete Maravich 3.8

Larry Bird 1.8
Pete Maravich 0.3

*
Larry Bird 0.9
Pete Maravich 0.0

*

Totals Stats

Larry Bird 3,897
Pete Maravich 487

Larry Bird 1,683
Pete Maravich 95

Larry Bird 1,062
Pete Maravich 98

Larry Bird 296
Pete Maravich 3

*
Larry Bird 145
Pete Maravich 0

*
Larry Bird 164
Pete Maravich 26

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Larry Bird .472
Pete Maravich .423

3-Point Percentage
Larry Bird .321
Pete Maravich .333

*
Free Throw Percentage
Larry Bird .890
Pete Maravich .784

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Larry Bird 27.5
(1984)
Pete Maravich 27.7
(1972)

Larry Bird 14.0
(1981)
Pete Maravich 5.3
(1972)

Larry Bird 8.8
(1990)
Pete Maravich 6.7
(1973)

Larry Bird 2.3
(1984)
Pete Maravich 0.3
(1980)

*
Larry Bird 1.4
(1982)
Pete Maravich 0.0
(1980)

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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. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.
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