Michael Jordan vs. Isiah Thomas Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Isiah Thomas and Michael Jordan 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 Jordan:
1985 to 2003
Isiah Thomas:
1982 to 1994

NBA Championships and Seasons

Michael Jordan 6
Isiah Thomas 2
Michael Jordan 15
Isiah Thomas 13
Michael Jordan 13
Isiah Thomas 9
Michael Jordan 14
Isiah Thomas 12

Honors and Awards

Michael Jordan 5
Isiah Thomas 0
Michael Jordan 6
Isiah Thomas 1
Michael Jordan 10
Isiah Thomas 3
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Michael Jordan 11
Isiah Thomas 5
Michael Jordan 9
Isiah Thomas 0
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Michael Jordan 9
Isiah Thomas 0
Michael Jordan 1
Isiah Thomas 0
*
Michael Jordan 10
Isiah Thomas 0
Michael Jordan 0
Isiah Thomas 1
Michael Jordan 3
Isiah Thomas 0
Michael Jordan 1
Isiah Thomas 0
* Notes: Defensive Player of The Year is awarded since 1982-83.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Michael Jordan 30.1
Isiah Thomas 19.2

Michael Jordan 6.2
Isiah Thomas 3.6

Michael Jordan 5.3
Isiah Thomas 9.3

Michael Jordan 2.3
Isiah Thomas 1.9

Michael Jordan 0.8
Isiah Thomas 0.3

Totals Stats

Michael Jordan 32,292
Isiah Thomas 18,822

Michael Jordan 6,672
Isiah Thomas 3,478

Michael Jordan 5,633
Isiah Thomas 9,061

Michael Jordan 2,514
Isiah Thomas 1,861

Michael Jordan 893
Isiah Thomas 249

Michael Jordan 1,072
Isiah Thomas 979

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Michael Jordan .497
Isiah Thomas .452

3-Point Percentage
Michael Jordan .327
Isiah Thomas .290

Free Throw Percentage
Michael Jordan .835
Isiah Thomas .759

Best Season (no game minimum)

Michael Jordan 37.1
(1987)
Isiah Thomas 22.9
(1983)

Michael Jordan 8.0
(1989)
Isiah Thomas 4.5
(1985)

Michael Jordan 8.0
(1989)
Isiah Thomas 13.9
(1985)

Michael Jordan 3.2
(1988)
Isiah Thomas 2.5
(1984)

Michael Jordan 1.6
(1988)
Isiah Thomas 0.4
(1984)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Michael Jordan 33.4
Isiah Thomas 20.4

Michael Jordan 6.4
Isiah Thomas 4.7

Michael Jordan 5.7
Isiah Thomas 8.9

Michael Jordan 2.1
Isiah Thomas 2.1

Michael Jordan 0.9
Isiah Thomas 0.3

Totals Stats

Michael Jordan 5,987
Isiah Thomas 2,261

Michael Jordan 1,152
Isiah Thomas 524

Michael Jordan 1,022
Isiah Thomas 987

Michael Jordan 376
Isiah Thomas 234

Michael Jordan 158
Isiah Thomas 38

Michael Jordan 179
Isiah Thomas 111

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Michael Jordan .487
Isiah Thomas .441

3-Point Percentage
Michael Jordan .332
Isiah Thomas .346

Free Throw Percentage
Michael Jordan .828
Isiah Thomas .769

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Michael Jordan 43.7
(1986)
Isiah Thomas 26.5
(1986)

Michael Jordan 7.9
(1997)
Isiah Thomas 5.5
(1986)

Michael Jordan 8.5
(1985)
Isiah Thomas 12.0
(1986)

Michael Jordan 2.8
(1990)
Isiah Thomas 2.9
(1988)

Michael Jordan 2.3
(1987)
Isiah Thomas 1.2
(1984)