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Sam Jones vs. Bob Lanier Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Bob Lanier and Sam Jones 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? Those 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
2018-19
Sam Jones:
1958 to 1969
Bob Lanier:
1971 to 1984

NBA Championships and Seasons

Sam Jones 10
Bob Lanier 0
Sam Jones 12
Bob Lanier 14
Sam Jones 12
Bob Lanier 9
Sam Jones 5
Bob Lanier 8

Honors and Awards

All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Sam Jones 3
Bob Lanier 0

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Sam Jones 17.7
Bob Lanier 20.1

Sam Jones 4.9
Bob Lanier 10.1

Sam Jones 2.5
Bob Lanier 3.1

Sam Jones -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 1.1

*
Sam Jones -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 1.5

*

Totals Stats

Sam Jones 15,411
Bob Lanier 19,248

Sam Jones 4,305
Bob Lanier 9,698

Sam Jones 2,209
Bob Lanier 3,007

Sam Jones -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 777

*
Sam Jones -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 1,100

*
Sam Jones 871
Bob Lanier 959

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Sam Jones .456
Bob Lanier .514

3-Point Percentage
Sam Jones -
n/a **
Bob Lanier .154

*
Free Throw Percentage
Sam Jones .803
Bob Lanier .767

Best Season (no game minimum)

Sam Jones 25.9
(1965)
Bob Lanier 25.7
(1972)

Sam Jones 6.0
(1959)
Bob Lanier 14.9
(1973)

Sam Jones 3.2
(1966)
Bob Lanier 4.6
(1975)

Sam Jones -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 1.4
(1974)

*
Sam Jones -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 3.0
(1974)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Sam Jones 18.9
Bob Lanier 18.6

Sam Jones 4.7
Bob Lanier 9.6

Sam Jones 2.3
Bob Lanier 3.5

Sam Jones -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 0.9

*
Sam Jones -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 1.5

*

Totals Stats

Sam Jones 2,909
Bob Lanier 1,244

Sam Jones 718
Bob Lanier 645

Sam Jones 358
Bob Lanier 235

Sam Jones -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 62

*
Sam Jones -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 99

*
Sam Jones 154
Bob Lanier 67

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Sam Jones .447
Bob Lanier .532

3-Point Percentage
Sam Jones -
n/a **
Bob Lanier .000

*
Free Throw Percentage
Sam Jones .811
Bob Lanier .768

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Sam Jones 28.6
(1965)
Bob Lanier 28.0
(1977)

Sam Jones 7.1
(1962)
Bob Lanier 16.7
(1977)

Sam Jones 3.1
(1962)
Bob Lanier 6.3
(1975)

Sam Jones -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 1.7
(1981)

*
Sam Jones -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 4.0
(1975)

*
Notes: * Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.
Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.
** 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.
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