Paul Pierce vs. Bill Sharman Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Bill Sharman and Paul Pierce 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? 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
Paul Pierce:
1999 to 2017
Bill Sharman:
1951 to 1961

NBA Championships and Seasons

Paul Pierce 1
Bill Sharman 4
Paul Pierce 19
Bill Sharman 11
Paul Pierce 14
Bill Sharman 10
Paul Pierce 10
Bill Sharman 8

Honors and Awards

Paul Pierce 1
Bill Sharman 0
*
Paul Pierce 0
Bill Sharman 4
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Paul Pierce 4
Bill Sharman 7
* Notes: Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Paul Pierce 19.7
Bill Sharman 17.8

Paul Pierce 5.6
Bill Sharman 3.9

Paul Pierce 3.5
Bill Sharman 3.0

Paul Pierce 1.3
Bill Sharman -

n/a **
Paul Pierce 0.6
Bill Sharman -

n/a **

Totals Stats

Paul Pierce 26,397
Bill Sharman 12,665

Paul Pierce 7,527
Bill Sharman 2,793

Paul Pierce 4,708
Bill Sharman 2,101

Paul Pierce 1,752
Bill Sharman -

n/a **
Paul Pierce 745
Bill Sharman -

n/a **
Paul Pierce 1,343
Bill Sharman 711

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Paul Pierce .445
Bill Sharman .426

3-Point Percentage
Paul Pierce .368
Bill Sharman -

n/a **
Free Throw Percentage
Paul Pierce .806
Bill Sharman .883

Best Season (no game minimum)

Paul Pierce 26.8
(2006)
Bill Sharman 22.3
(1958)

Paul Pierce 7.3
(2003)
Bill Sharman 4.7
(1958)

Paul Pierce 5.1
(2004)
Bill Sharman 4.7
(1956)

Paul Pierce 2.1
(2000)
Bill Sharman -

n/a **
Paul Pierce 1.0
(2002)
Bill Sharman -

n/a **

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Paul Pierce 18.7
Bill Sharman 18.5

Paul Pierce 5.8
Bill Sharman 3.7

Paul Pierce 3.4
Bill Sharman 2.6

Paul Pierce 1.2
Bill Sharman -

n/a **
Paul Pierce 0.6
Bill Sharman -

n/a **

Totals Stats

Paul Pierce 3,180
Bill Sharman 1,446

Paul Pierce 985
Bill Sharman 285

Paul Pierce 579
Bill Sharman 201

Paul Pierce 204
Bill Sharman -

n/a **
Paul Pierce 105
Bill Sharman -

n/a **
Paul Pierce 170
Bill Sharman 78

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Paul Pierce .423
Bill Sharman .426

3-Point Percentage
Paul Pierce .355
Bill Sharman -

n/a **
Free Throw Percentage
Paul Pierce .830
Bill Sharman .911

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Paul Pierce 27.1
(2003)
Bill Sharman 21.1
(1957)

Paul Pierce 9.0
(2003)
Bill Sharman 5.4
(1955)

Paul Pierce 6.7
(2003)
Bill Sharman 7.0
(1952)

Paul Pierce 2.1
(2003)
Bill Sharman -

n/a **
Paul Pierce 1.4
(2005)
Bill Sharman -

n/a **
Notes: ** Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74, this player has no data for the stat.
Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80, this player has no data for the stat.