Robert Parish vs. Paul Pierce Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Paul Pierce and Robert Parish 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
Robert Parish:
1977 to 1997
Paul Pierce:
1999 to 2017

NBA Championships and Seasons

Robert Parish 4
Paul Pierce 1
Robert Parish 21
Paul Pierce 19
Robert Parish 16
Paul Pierce 14
Robert Parish 9
Paul Pierce 10

Honors and Awards

Robert Parish 0
Paul Pierce 1
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Robert Parish 2
Paul Pierce 4

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Robert Parish 14.5
Paul Pierce 19.7

Robert Parish 9.1
Paul Pierce 5.6

Robert Parish 1.4
Paul Pierce 3.5

Robert Parish 0.8
Paul Pierce 1.3

Robert Parish 1.5
Paul Pierce 0.6

Totals Stats

Robert Parish 23,334
Paul Pierce 26,397

Robert Parish 14,715
Paul Pierce 7,527

Robert Parish 2,180
Paul Pierce 4,708

Robert Parish 1,219
Paul Pierce 1,752

Robert Parish 2,361
Paul Pierce 745

Robert Parish 1,611
Paul Pierce 1,343

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Robert Parish .537
Paul Pierce .445

3-Point Percentage
Robert Parish .000
*
Paul Pierce .368

Free Throw Percentage
Robert Parish .721
Paul Pierce .806

Best Season (no game minimum)

Robert Parish 19.9
(1982)
Paul Pierce 26.8
(2006)

Robert Parish 12.5
(1989)
Paul Pierce 7.3
(2003)

Robert Parish 2.2
(1989)
Paul Pierce 5.1
(2004)

Robert Parish 1.3
(1979)
Paul Pierce 2.1
(2000)

Robert Parish 2.9
(1979)
Paul Pierce 1.0
(2002)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Robert Parish 15.3
Paul Pierce 18.7

Robert Parish 9.6
Paul Pierce 5.8

Robert Parish 1.3
Paul Pierce 3.4

Robert Parish 0.8
Paul Pierce 1.2

Robert Parish 1.7
Paul Pierce 0.6

Totals Stats

Robert Parish 2,820
Paul Pierce 3,180

Robert Parish 1,765
Paul Pierce 985

Robert Parish 234
Paul Pierce 579

Robert Parish 145
Paul Pierce 204

Robert Parish 309
Paul Pierce 105

Robert Parish 184
Paul Pierce 170

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Robert Parish .506
Paul Pierce .423

3-Point Percentage
Robert Parish .000
*
Paul Pierce .355

Free Throw Percentage
Robert Parish .722
Paul Pierce .830

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Robert Parish 21.3
(1982)
Paul Pierce 27.1
(2003)

Robert Parish 11.3
(1982)
Paul Pierce 9.0
(2003)

Robert Parish 2.6
(1990)
Paul Pierce 6.7
(2003)

Robert Parish 1.3
(1989)
Paul Pierce 2.1
(2003)

Robert Parish 4.0
(1982)
Paul Pierce 1.4
(2005)

Notes: * Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.