Paul Pierce vs. James Worthy Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars James Worthy 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
James Worthy:
1983 to 1994

NBA Championships and Seasons

Paul Pierce 1
James Worthy 3
Paul Pierce 19
James Worthy 12
Paul Pierce 14
James Worthy 9
Paul Pierce 10
James Worthy 7

Honors and Awards

Paul Pierce 1
James Worthy 1
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Paul Pierce 4
James Worthy 2

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Paul Pierce 19.7
James Worthy 17.6

Paul Pierce 5.6
James Worthy 5.1

Paul Pierce 3.5
James Worthy 3.0

Paul Pierce 1.3
James Worthy 1.1

Paul Pierce 0.6
James Worthy 0.7

Totals Stats

Paul Pierce 26,397
James Worthy 16,320

Paul Pierce 7,527
James Worthy 4,708

Paul Pierce 4,708
James Worthy 2,791

Paul Pierce 1,752
James Worthy 1,041

Paul Pierce 745
James Worthy 624

Paul Pierce 1,343
James Worthy 926

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Paul Pierce .445
James Worthy .521

3-Point Percentage
Paul Pierce .368
James Worthy .241

Free Throw Percentage
Paul Pierce .806
James Worthy .769

Best Season (no game minimum)

Paul Pierce 26.8
(2006)
James Worthy 21.4
(1991)

Paul Pierce 7.3
(2003)
James Worthy 6.4
(1985)

Paul Pierce 5.1
(2004)
James Worthy 4.7
(1992)

Paul Pierce 2.1
(2000)
James Worthy 1.4
(1992)

Paul Pierce 1.0
(2002)
James Worthy 1.0
(1986)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Paul Pierce 18.7
James Worthy 21.1

Paul Pierce 5.8
James Worthy 5.2

Paul Pierce 3.4
James Worthy 3.2

Paul Pierce 1.2
James Worthy 1.2

Paul Pierce 0.6
James Worthy 0.7

Totals Stats

Paul Pierce 3,180
James Worthy 3,022

Paul Pierce 985
James Worthy 747

Paul Pierce 579
James Worthy 463

Paul Pierce 204
James Worthy 177

Paul Pierce 105
James Worthy 96

Paul Pierce 170
James Worthy 143

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Paul Pierce .423
James Worthy .544

3-Point Percentage
Paul Pierce .355
James Worthy .209

Free Throw Percentage
Paul Pierce .830
James Worthy .727

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Paul Pierce 27.1
(2003)
James Worthy 24.8
(1989)

Paul Pierce 9.0
(2003)
James Worthy 6.7
(1989)

Paul Pierce 6.7
(2003)
James Worthy 4.4
(1988)

Paul Pierce 2.1
(2003)
James Worthy 1.6
(1990)

Paul Pierce 1.4
(2005)
James Worthy 1.2
(1987)