Paul Pierce vs. Isiah Thomas Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Isiah Thomas 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
Isiah Thomas:
1982 to 1994

NBA Championships and Seasons

Paul Pierce 1
Isiah Thomas 2
Paul Pierce 19
Isiah Thomas 13
Paul Pierce 14
Isiah Thomas 9
Paul Pierce 10
Isiah Thomas 12

Honors and Awards

Paul Pierce 1
Isiah Thomas 1
Paul Pierce 0
Isiah Thomas 3
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Paul Pierce 4
Isiah Thomas 5
Paul Pierce 0
Isiah Thomas 1

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Paul Pierce 19.7
Isiah Thomas 19.2

Paul Pierce 5.6
Isiah Thomas 3.6

Paul Pierce 3.5
Isiah Thomas 9.3

Paul Pierce 1.3
Isiah Thomas 1.9

Paul Pierce 0.6
Isiah Thomas 0.3

Totals Stats

Paul Pierce 26,397
Isiah Thomas 18,822

Paul Pierce 7,527
Isiah Thomas 3,478

Paul Pierce 4,708
Isiah Thomas 9,061

Paul Pierce 1,752
Isiah Thomas 1,861

Paul Pierce 745
Isiah Thomas 249

Paul Pierce 1,343
Isiah Thomas 979

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Paul Pierce .445
Isiah Thomas .452

3-Point Percentage
Paul Pierce .368
Isiah Thomas .290

Free Throw Percentage
Paul Pierce .806
Isiah Thomas .759

Best Season (no game minimum)

Paul Pierce 26.8
(2006)
Isiah Thomas 22.9
(1983)

Paul Pierce 7.3
(2003)
Isiah Thomas 4.5
(1985)

Paul Pierce 5.1
(2004)
Isiah Thomas 13.9
(1985)

Paul Pierce 2.1
(2000)
Isiah Thomas 2.5
(1984)

Paul Pierce 1.0
(2002)
Isiah Thomas 0.4
(1984)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Paul Pierce 18.7
Isiah Thomas 20.4

Paul Pierce 5.8
Isiah Thomas 4.7

Paul Pierce 3.4
Isiah Thomas 8.9

Paul Pierce 1.2
Isiah Thomas 2.1

Paul Pierce 0.6
Isiah Thomas 0.3

Totals Stats

Paul Pierce 3,180
Isiah Thomas 2,261

Paul Pierce 985
Isiah Thomas 524

Paul Pierce 579
Isiah Thomas 987

Paul Pierce 204
Isiah Thomas 234

Paul Pierce 105
Isiah Thomas 38

Paul Pierce 170
Isiah Thomas 111

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Paul Pierce .423
Isiah Thomas .441

3-Point Percentage
Paul Pierce .355
Isiah Thomas .346

Free Throw Percentage
Paul Pierce .830
Isiah Thomas .769

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Paul Pierce 27.1
(2003)
Isiah Thomas 26.5
(1986)

Paul Pierce 9.0
(2003)
Isiah Thomas 5.5
(1986)

Paul Pierce 6.7
(2003)
Isiah Thomas 12.0
(1986)

Paul Pierce 2.1
(2003)
Isiah Thomas 2.9
(1988)

Paul Pierce 1.4
(2005)
Isiah Thomas 1.2
(1984)