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Wilt Chamberlain vs Michael Jordan Comparison

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Wilt Chamberlain vs Michael Jordan Comparison

Head-to-head comparison of NBA Hall of Famers Wilt Chamberlin and Michael Jordan that includes stats, championships won, and awards.  Go to our Player Comparison page to check out other comparisons.

Position and Height

Position

Wilt Chamberlain – Center
Michael Jordan – Shooting Guard/Small Forward

Height

Wilt Chamberlain – 7’1″
Michael Jordan – 6’6″

Championships and Seasons Played

Seasons Played

Wilt Chamberlain – 14 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 15 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

NBA Championships

Wilt Chamberlain – 2 ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 6 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

Playoff Appearances

Wilt Chamberlain – 13 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 13 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

 

Awards and Honors

Hall of Fame

Wilt Chamberlain – Yes
Michael Jordan – Yes

Regular Season MVP

Wilt Chamberlain – 4 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 5 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

Finals MVP

Wilt Chamberlain – 1 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 6 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

All NBA First Team

Wilt Chamberlain – 7 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 10 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

All-Star Games

Wilt Chamberlain – 13 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 14 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

Rookie of the Year

Wilt Chamberlain – 1 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 1 ball_19

All NBA Teams

Wilt Chamberlain – 10 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 11 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

Defensive Player of the Year

Wilt Chamberlain – 0
Michael Jordan – 1 ball_19

All Defensive Team

Wilt Chamberlain – 2 ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 9 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

NBA Scoring Leader

Wilt Chamberlain – 7 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 10 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

NBA Rebound Leader

Wilt Chamberlain – 11 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 0

NBA Assist Leader

Wilt Chamberlain – 1 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 0

NBA Steals Leader

Wilt Chamberlain – 0
Michael Jordan – 3 ball_19ball_19ball_19

Regular Season Career Stats

A basketball next to the player represents the winner of the comparison.  A basketball next to both players means a tie.

Points Per Game

Wilt Chamberlain – 30.1 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 30.1 ball_19

Assists Per Game

Wilt Chamberlain – 4.4
Michael Jordan – 5.3 ball_19

Rebounds Per Game

Wilt Chamberlain – 22.9 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 6.2

Career Points

Wilt Chamberlain – 31,419
Michael Jordan – 32,292 ball_19

Career Assists

Wilt Chamberlain – 4,643
Michael Jordan – 5,633 ball_19

Career Rebounds

Wilt Chamberlain – 23,924 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 6,672

Career Games

Wilt Chamberlain – 1,045
Michael Jordan – 1,072 ball_19

Triple-Doubles

Wilt Chamberlain – 78 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 28

Career Field Goal Percentage

Wilt Chamberlain – .540 ball_19
Michael Jordan – .497

Career Free Throw Percentage

Wilt Chamberlain – .511
Michael Jordan – .835 ball_19

Playoff Career Stats

Points Per Game

Wilt Chamberlain – 22.5
Michael Jordan – 33.4 ball_19

Assists Per Game

Wilt Chamberlain – 4.2
Michael Jordan – 5.7 ball_19

Rebounds Per Game

Wilt Chamberlain – 24.5 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 6.4

Career Playoff Points

Wilt Chamberlain – 3,607
Michael Jordan – 5,987 ball_19

Career Playoff Assists

Wilt Chamberlain – 673
Michael Jordan – 1,022 ball_19

Career Playoff Rebounds

Wilt Chamberlain – 3,913 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 1,152

Career Playoff Games

Wilt Chamberlain – 160
Michael Jordan – 179 ball_19

Career Playoff Field Goal Percentage

Wilt Chamberlain – .522 ball_19
Michael Jordan – .487

Career Playoff Free Throw Percentage

Wilt Chamberlain – .465
Michael Jordan – .828 ball_19

Best Regular Season

Points Per Game

Wilt Chamberlain – 50.4 (1962) ball_19
Michael Jordan – 37. 1 (1987)

Assists Per Game

Wilt Chamberlain – 8.6 (1968) ball_19
Michael Jordan – 8.0 (1989)

Rebounds Per Game

Wilt Chamberlain – 27.2 (1961) ball_19
Michael Jordan – 8.0 (1989)

Best Playoffs

Points Per Game

Wilt Chamberlain – 37.0 (1961)
Michael Jordan – 43.7 (1986) ball_19

Assists Per Game

Wilt Chamberlain – 9.0 (1961) ball_19
Michael Jordan – 8.5 (1985)

Rebounds Per Game

Wilt Chamberlain – 30.2 (1961) ball_19
Michael Jordan – 7.9 (1997)

* Blocks and steals weren’t recorded until 1973 and are not compared.
* The three-point shot wasn’t implemented until 1979 and is not compared.

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