Stephen Curry vs. Magic Johnson Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Magic Johnson and Stephen Curry that includes championships won, honors and awards obtained, regular season and playoffs stats and other data put side by side.

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
2023-24
Stephen Curry:
2009-10 to 2023-24
Magic Johnson:
1979-80 to 1995-96

NBA Championships and Seasons

Stephen Curry4
Magic Johnson5
Stephen Curry15
Magic Johnson13
Stephen Curry9
Magic Johnson13
Stephen Curry10
Magic Johnson12

Honors and Awards

Stephen Curry2
Magic Johnson3
Stephen Curry1
Magic Johnson3
Stephen Curry4
Magic Johnson9
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Stephen Curry9
Magic Johnson10
Stephen Curry2
Magic Johnson0
Stephen Curry0
Magic Johnson4
Stephen Curry1
Magic Johnson2

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Stephen Curry 24.8
Magic Johnson 19.5

Stephen Curry 4.7
Magic Johnson 7.2

Stephen Curry 6.4
Magic Johnson 11.2

Stephen Curry 1.6
Magic Johnson 1.9

Stephen Curry 0.2
Magic Johnson 0.4

Totals Stats

Stephen Curry 23,113
Magic Johnson 17,707

Stephen Curry 4,398
Magic Johnson 6,559

Stephen Curry 5,992
Magic Johnson 10,141

Stephen Curry 1,459
Magic Johnson 1,724

Stephen Curry 227
Magic Johnson 374

Stephen Curry 932
Magic Johnson 906

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Stephen Curry .474
Magic Johnson .520

3-Point Percentage
Stephen Curry .427
Magic Johnson .303

Free Throw Percentage
Stephen Curry .910
Magic Johnson .848

Best Season (no game minimum)

Stephen Curry 32.0
(2021)
Magic Johnson 23.9
(1987)

Stephen Curry 6.1
(2023)
Magic Johnson 9.6
(1982)

Stephen Curry 8.5
(2014)
Magic Johnson 13.1
(1984)

Stephen Curry 2.1
(2016)
Magic Johnson 3.4
(1981)

Stephen Curry 0.4
(2024)
Magic Johnson 0.7
(1984)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Stephen Curry 27.0
Magic Johnson 19.5

Stephen Curry 5.3
Magic Johnson 7.7

Stephen Curry 6.2
Magic Johnson 12.3

Stephen Curry 1.5
Magic Johnson 1.9

Stephen Curry 0.3
Magic Johnson 0.3

Totals Stats

Stephen Curry 3,966
Magic Johnson 3,701

Stephen Curry 786
Magic Johnson 1,465

Stephen Curry 912
Magic Johnson 2,346

Stephen Curry 223
Magic Johnson 358

Stephen Curry 44
Magic Johnson 64

Stephen Curry 147
Magic Johnson 190

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Stephen Curry .453
Magic Johnson .506

3-Point Percentage
Stephen Curry .397
Magic Johnson .241

Free Throw Percentage
Stephen Curry .889
Magic Johnson .838

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Stephen Curry 30.5
(2023)
Magic Johnson 25.2
(1990)

Stephen Curry 6.2
(2017)
Magic Johnson 13.7
(1981)

Stephen Curry 8.4
(2014)
Magic Johnson 15.2
(1985)

Stephen Curry 2.0
(2017)
Magic Johnson 3.1
(1980)

Stephen Curry 0.7
(2018)
Magic Johnson 1.0
(1981)