Wilt Chamberlain vs. Michael Jordan Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain 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
2021-22
Wilt Chamberlain:
1960 to 1973
Michael Jordan:
1985 to 2003

NBA Championships and Seasons

Wilt Chamberlain 2
Michael Jordan 6
Wilt Chamberlain 14
Michael Jordan 15
Wilt Chamberlain 13
Michael Jordan 13
Wilt Chamberlain 13
Michael Jordan 14

Honors and Awards

Wilt Chamberlain 4
Michael Jordan 5
Wilt Chamberlain 1 *
Michael Jordan 6
Wilt Chamberlain 7
Michael Jordan 10
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Wilt Chamberlain 10
Michael Jordan 11
Wilt Chamberlain 2 *
Michael Jordan 9
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Wilt Chamberlain 2
Michael Jordan 9
Wilt Chamberlain 0 *
Michael Jordan 1
Wilt Chamberlain 7
Michael Jordan 10
Wilt Chamberlain 11
Michael Jordan 0
Wilt Chamberlain 1
Michael Jordan 0
Wilt Chamberlain 0 *
Michael Jordan 3
Wilt Chamberlain 1
Michael Jordan 1
* Notes: Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.
Defensive Player of The Year is awarded since 1982-83.
Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Wilt Chamberlain 30.1
Michael Jordan 30.1

Wilt Chamberlain 22.9
Michael Jordan 6.2

Wilt Chamberlain 4.4
Michael Jordan 5.3

Wilt Chamberlain -
n/a **
Michael Jordan 2.3

Wilt Chamberlain -
n/a **
Michael Jordan 0.8

Totals Stats

Wilt Chamberlain 31,419
Michael Jordan 32,292

Wilt Chamberlain 23,924
Michael Jordan 6,672

Wilt Chamberlain 4,643
Michael Jordan 5,633

Wilt Chamberlain -
n/a **
Michael Jordan 2,514

Wilt Chamberlain -
n/a **
Michael Jordan 893

Wilt Chamberlain 1,045
Michael Jordan 1,072

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Wilt Chamberlain .540
Michael Jordan .497

3-Point Percentage
Wilt Chamberlain -
n/a **
Michael Jordan .327

Free Throw Percentage
Wilt Chamberlain .511
Michael Jordan .835

Best Season (no game minimum)

Wilt Chamberlain 50.4
(1962)
Michael Jordan 37.1
(1987)

Wilt Chamberlain 27.2
(1961)
Michael Jordan 8.0
(1989)

Wilt Chamberlain 8.6
(1968)
Michael Jordan 8.0
(1989)

Wilt Chamberlain -
n/a **
Michael Jordan 3.2
(1988)

Wilt Chamberlain -
n/a **
Michael Jordan 1.6
(1988)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Wilt Chamberlain 22.5
Michael Jordan 33.4

Wilt Chamberlain 24.5
Michael Jordan 6.4

Wilt Chamberlain 4.2
Michael Jordan 5.7

Wilt Chamberlain -
n/a **
Michael Jordan 2.1

Wilt Chamberlain -
n/a **
Michael Jordan 0.9

Totals Stats

Wilt Chamberlain 3,607
Michael Jordan 5,987

Wilt Chamberlain 3,913
Michael Jordan 1,152

Wilt Chamberlain 673
Michael Jordan 1,022

Wilt Chamberlain -
n/a **
Michael Jordan 376

Wilt Chamberlain -
n/a **
Michael Jordan 158

Wilt Chamberlain 160
Michael Jordan 179

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Wilt Chamberlain .522
Michael Jordan .487

3-Point Percentage
Wilt Chamberlain -
n/a **
Michael Jordan .332

Free Throw Percentage
Wilt Chamberlain .465
Michael Jordan .828

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Wilt Chamberlain 37.0
(1961)
Michael Jordan 43.7
(1986)

Wilt Chamberlain 30.2
(1966)
Michael Jordan 7.9
(1997)

Wilt Chamberlain 9.0
(1967)
Michael Jordan 8.5
(1985)

Wilt Chamberlain -
n/a **
Michael Jordan 2.8
(1990)

Wilt Chamberlain -
n/a **
Michael Jordan 2.3
(1987)

Notes: ** 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.