Michael Cooper vs. Lauri Markkanen Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Lauri Markkanen and Michael Cooper 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
Michael Cooper:
1979 to 1990
Lauri Markkanen:
2018 to 2021

NBA Championships and Seasons

Michael Cooper 5
Lauri Markkanen 0
Michael Cooper 12
Lauri Markkanen 4
Michael Cooper 11
Lauri Markkanen 0

Honors and Awards

Michael Cooper 5
Lauri Markkanen 0
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Michael Cooper 8
Lauri Markkanen 0
Michael Cooper 1 *
Lauri Markkanen 0
* Notes: Defensive Player of The Year is awarded since 1982-83.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Michael Cooper 8.9
Lauri Markkanen 15.6

Michael Cooper 3.2
Lauri Markkanen 7.1

Michael Cooper 4.2
Lauri Markkanen 1.2

Michael Cooper 1.2
Lauri Markkanen 0.7

Michael Cooper 0.6
Lauri Markkanen 0.5

Totals Stats

Michael Cooper 7,729
Lauri Markkanen 3,439

Michael Cooper 2,769
Lauri Markkanen 1,559

Michael Cooper 3,666
Lauri Markkanen 273

Michael Cooper 1,033
Lauri Markkanen 144

Michael Cooper 523
Lauri Markkanen 111

Michael Cooper 873
Lauri Markkanen 221

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Michael Cooper .469
Lauri Markkanen .440

3-Point Percentage
Michael Cooper .340
*
Lauri Markkanen .366

Free Throw Percentage
Michael Cooper .833
Lauri Markkanen .845

Best Season (no game minimum)

Michael Cooper 11.9
(1982)
Lauri Markkanen 18.7
(2019)

Michael Cooper 4.1
(1981)
Lauri Markkanen 9.0
(2019)

Michael Cooper 5.9
(1984)
Lauri Markkanen 1.5
(2020)

Michael Cooper 1.6
(1981)
Lauri Markkanen 0.8
(2020)

Michael Cooper 1.0
(1981)
Lauri Markkanen 0.6
(2019)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Michael Cooper 9.4
Lauri Markkanen -

Michael Cooper 3.4
Lauri Markkanen -

Michael Cooper 4.2
Lauri Markkanen -

Michael Cooper 1.2
Lauri Markkanen -

Michael Cooper 0.6
Lauri Markkanen -

Totals Stats

Michael Cooper 1,581
Lauri Markkanen -

Michael Cooper 574
Lauri Markkanen -

Michael Cooper 703
Lauri Markkanen -

Michael Cooper 203
Lauri Markkanen -

Michael Cooper 96
Lauri Markkanen -

Michael Cooper 168
Lauri Markkanen 0

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Michael Cooper .468
Lauri Markkanen -

3-Point Percentage
Michael Cooper .392
*
Lauri Markkanen -

Free Throw Percentage
Michael Cooper .825
Lauri Markkanen -

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Michael Cooper 13.0
(1987)
Lauri Markkanen -

Michael Cooper 4.4
(1982)
Lauri Markkanen -

Michael Cooper 5.7
(1984)
Lauri Markkanen -

Michael Cooper 2.0
(1981)
Lauri Markkanen -

Michael Cooper 1.0
(1984)
Lauri Markkanen -

Notes: * Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.