Nikola Jokic vs. Shaquille O'Neal Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Shaquille O'Neal and Nikola Jokic 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
2023-24
Nikola Jokic:
2015-16 to 2023-24
Shaquille O'Neal:
1992-93 to 2010-11

NBA Championships and Seasons

Nikola Jokic1
Shaquille O'Neal4
Nikola Jokic9
Shaquille O'Neal19
Nikola Jokic6
Shaquille O'Neal17
Nikola Jokic6
Shaquille O'Neal15

Honors and Awards

Nikola Jokic2
Shaquille O'Neal1
Nikola Jokic1
Shaquille O'Neal3
Nikola Jokic3
Shaquille O'Neal8
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Nikola Jokic5
Shaquille O'Neal14
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Nikola Jokic0
Shaquille O'Neal3
Nikola Jokic0
Shaquille O'Neal2
Nikola Jokic0
Shaquille O'Neal1

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Nikola Jokic 20.9
Shaquille O'Neal 23.7

Nikola Jokic 10.7
Shaquille O'Neal 10.9

Nikola Jokic 6.9
Shaquille O'Neal 2.5

Nikola Jokic 1.2
Shaquille O'Neal 0.6

Nikola Jokic 0.7
Shaquille O'Neal 2.3

Totals Stats

Nikola Jokic 14,139
Shaquille O'Neal 28,596

Nikola Jokic 7,249
Shaquille O'Neal 13,099

Nikola Jokic 4,667
Shaquille O'Neal 3,026

Nikola Jokic 822
Shaquille O'Neal 739

Nikola Jokic 491
Shaquille O'Neal 2,732

Nikola Jokic 675
Shaquille O'Neal 1,207

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Nikola Jokic .557
Shaquille O'Neal .582

3-Point Percentage
Nikola Jokic .350
Shaquille O'Neal .045

Free Throw Percentage
Nikola Jokic .827
Shaquille O'Neal .527

Best Season (no game minimum)

Nikola Jokic 27.1
(2022)
Shaquille O'Neal 29.7
(2000)

Nikola Jokic 13.8
(2022)
Shaquille O'Neal 13.9
(1993)

Nikola Jokic 9.8
(2023)
Shaquille O'Neal 3.8
(2000)

Nikola Jokic 1.5
(2022)
Shaquille O'Neal 0.9
(1994)

Nikola Jokic 0.9
(2024)
Shaquille O'Neal 3.5
(1993)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Nikola Jokic 27.6
Shaquille O'Neal 24.3

Nikola Jokic 12.1
Shaquille O'Neal 11.6

Nikola Jokic 7.3
Shaquille O'Neal 2.7

Nikola Jokic 1.1
Shaquille O'Neal 0.5

Nikola Jokic 0.9
Shaquille O'Neal 2.1

Totals Stats

Nikola Jokic 1,901
Shaquille O'Neal 5,250

Nikola Jokic 832
Shaquille O'Neal 2,508

Nikola Jokic 503
Shaquille O'Neal 582

Nikola Jokic 73
Shaquille O'Neal 117

Nikola Jokic 62
Shaquille O'Neal 459

Nikola Jokic 69
Shaquille O'Neal 216

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Nikola Jokic .530
Shaquille O'Neal .563

3-Point Percentage
Nikola Jokic .411
Shaquille O'Neal -

Free Throw Percentage
Nikola Jokic .824
Shaquille O'Neal .504

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Nikola Jokic 32.0
(2024)
Shaquille O'Neal 30.7
(2000)

Nikola Jokic 13.5
(2023)
Shaquille O'Neal 15.4
(2001)

Nikola Jokic 9.5
(2023)
Shaquille O'Neal 4.6
(1996)

Nikola Jokic 2.0
(2024)
Shaquille O'Neal 1.0
(2008)

Nikola Jokic 1.0
(2023)
Shaquille O'Neal 3.0
(1994)