Head to Head: Wilt Chamberlain vs. Bill Russell

Data coverage: all-time (since 1946-47) unless otherwise noted. Regular season: PTS, FG, FT, 3P complete all-time. FTA complete back to 1948-49. FGA, TRB, AST, PF, GS over 99% complete back to 1975-76. MP over 99% complete back to 1976-77. All other box score stats (3PA, ORB, DRB, STL, BLK, TOV) complete back to 1983-84. Playoffs: PTS, FG, FT, FTA, 3P, 3PA complete all-time. PF complete back to 1948-49. FGA, TRB, AST complete back to 1962-63. GS complete back to 1973-74. MP complete back to 1974-75. STL, BLK, TOV complete back to 1982-83. ORB, DRB complete back to 1983-84. Please see our data coverage page for details.
Wilt Chamberlain vs. Bill Russell
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Regular Season

Regular Season Table
Player G W L GS MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST PF PTS
Bill Russell9457375.915.9.3702.44.4.54322.94.43.614.2
Wilt Chamberlain94375747.012.024.6.4885.912.0.49328.13.81.929.9

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Playoffs

Playoffs Table
Player G W L GS MP FG FGA FG% FT FTA FT% TRB AST PF PTS
Bill Russell49292046.35.914.0.4173.25.2.60724.74.93.914.9
Wilt Chamberlain49202947.510.019.6.5085.811.8.49028.04.12.425.7

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