Chris Paul Vs Kyrie Irving Who Was Better Player 2022

Difference Between Chris Paul Vs Kyrie Irving: Who Was Better Player 2022

In this blog, we will compare the two NBA point guards, Chris Paul and Kyrie Irving. Both players are All-Stars and have had successful careers in the league. However, Irving has been plagued by injuries throughout his career, while Paul has been relatively healthy. We will see how these factors have affected their respective careers.

Chris Paul Vs Kyrie Irving

Chris Paul Vs Kyrie Irving

NBA Championships and Seasons

Kyrie Irving  Chris Paul
NBA Championships 1 0
NBA Seasons 11 17
Playoffs Played 6 14
All-Star Games 7 12

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Kyrie Irving  Chris Paul
All-NBA First Team 0 4
All-NBA Teams

(Total Selections)

3 11
All-Defensive 1st Team 0 7
All-Defensive Teams

(Total Selections)

0 9
Assists Leader 0 5
Steals Leader 0 6
Rookie of The Year 1 1

NBA Regular Season Stats

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Kyrie Irving Chris Paul
Points Per Game 23.1 18.1    
Rebounds Per Game 3.8  4.5 
Assists Per Game 5.7 9.5  
Steals Per Game 1.3    2.1  
Blocks Per Game 0.4 0.1

Totals Stats

Kyrie Irving Chris Paul
Total Points 14,089     20,936
Total Rebounds 2,339  5,206 
Total Assists 3,504   10,977 
Total Steals 816 2,453 
Total Blocks 241   172   
Total Games 611   1,155 

Chris Paul vs Kyrie Irving Stats

Chris Paul Career Kyrie Irving
1,155 Games Played 611
1,155 Games Started 611
39,896 Minutes Played 20,804
7,398 Field Goals Made 5,184
15,634 Field Goals Attempted 11,034
47.3% Field Goal Percentage 47.0%
1,544 3-Pointers Made 1,371
4,187 3-Pointers Attempted 3,487
36.9% 3-Point Percentage 39.3%
5,854 2-Pointers Made 3,813
11,447 2-Pointers Attempted 7,547
51.1% 2-Point Percentage 50.5%
52.3% eFG% 53.2%
4,596 Free Throws Made 2,35
5,275 Free Throws Attempted 2,663
87.1% Free Throw Percentage 88.2%
714 Offensive Rebounds 475
4,492 Defensive Rebounds 1,864
5,206 Total Rebounds 2,339
10,977 Assists 3,503
2,453 Steals 816
172 Blocks 241
2,774 Turnovers 1,598
2,8 Personal Fouls 1,392
20,936 Points Scored 14,089
18.1 Points Per Game 23.1
34.5 Minutes Per Game 34.0
9.5 Assists Per Game 5.7
4.5 Rebounds Per Game 3.8
18.9 Points Per 36 Minutes 24.4
4.7 Rebounds Per 36 Minutes 4.0
9.9 Assists Per 36 Minutes 6.1

Chris Paul has competed in 1,155 contests and has logged 39,896 minutes in those contests. Paul has started in 1,155 games, averaging 18.1 points per game and totaling 20,936 points. He averages 18.9 points per 36 minutes while also grabbing 4.7 rebounds and dishing out 9.9 assists in his career.

Chris Paul has competed in 1,155 contests and has logged 39,896 minutes in those contests

Paul has a 47.3% field goal percentage after making 7,398 baskets out of 15,634 tries. He has a 3pt percentage of 36.9% after making 1,544 of his 4,187 shots from behind the arc. He has a rate of 51.1% after burying 5,854 of 11,447 2pt attempts. Paul has made 4,596 of 5,275 free throw tries and has an 87.1% free throw conversion rate.

He has a 52.3% effective field goal percentage, as well as 2,800 personal fouls and 2,774 turnovers. Paul has 5,206 total rebounds in his pro basketball career, with 4,492 defensive boards and 714 offensive boards. He has 2,453 thefts, 172 blocks, and 10,977 assists to his credit. In terms of per-game statistics, Paul has an average of 10.8 assists and 4.4 rebounds.

Kyrie Irving has accumulated 20,804 minutes and appeared in 611 games throughout his career. Irving has 14,089 points in his NBA career, averages 23.1 points per game, and has started 611 games. He averages 6.1 assists, 4.0 rebounds, and 24.4 points per 36 minutes. Irving has an FG% of 47.0% and has buried 5,184 of his 11,034 attempts.

Kyrie Irving has accumulated 20,804 minutes and appeared in 611 games throughout his career. I

Having attempted 3,487 long-distance shots in his NBA career, he has a shooting percentage of 39.3%, having made 1,371 of them. He has a 50.5% two-point shooting percentage, having made 3,813 of 7,547 shot attempts. Irving has an 88.2% foul-line percentage, having made 2,350 of his 2,663 attempts.

He has a 53.2% effective field goal percentage while also accumulating 1,598 turnovers and 1,392 personal fouls. In his pro basketball career, he has collected 2,339 boards, 1,864 on the defensive end and 475 on the offensive end. Irving has 3,503 assists, 816 thefts, and 241 blocks to his credit when it comes to making the extra pass. He has an average of 4.4 boards and 5.8 dimes per game.

Chris Paul – 2021-22 Most Recent Season Kyrie Irving – 2021-22
65 Games Played 29
65 Games Started 29
2,139 Minutes Played 1,091
363 Field Goals Made 289
736 Field Goals Attempted 616
49.3% Field Goal Percentage 46.9%
63 3-Pointers Made 100
199 3-Pointers Attempted 239
31.7% 3-Point Percentage 41.8%
300 2-Pointers Made 189
537 2-Pointers Attempted 377
55.9% 2-Point Percentage 50.1%
53.6% eFG% 55.0%
169 Free Throws Made 118
202 Free Throws Attempted 129
83.7% Free Throw Percentage 91.5%
22 Offensive Rebounds 16
261 Defensive Rebounds 111
283 Total Rebounds 127
702 Assists 167
121 Steals 41
20 Blocks 17
153 Turnovers 73
134 Personal Fouls 81
958 Points Scored 796
14.7 Points Per Game 27.4
32.9 Minutes Per Game 37.6
10.8 Assists Per Game 5.8
4.4 Rebounds Per Game 4.4
16.1 Points Per 36 Minutes 26.3
4.8 Rebounds Per 36 Minutes 4.2
11.8 Assists Per 36 Minutes 5.5

Chris Paul has started 65 games and has played 2,139 minutes. In 65 games, he has 958 points and is averaging 14.7 points per game. According to 36 statistics, Paul averages 16.1 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 11.8 assists.

Chris Paul has started 65 games and has played 2,139 minutes.

Paul enters the game with a 49.3% field goal percentage, having made 363 of 736 tries. Paul has made 63 of 199 shots from behind the 3-point arc, for a 3pt rate of 31.7%. He has made 300 of his 537 two-point attempts, giving him a two-point percentage of 55.9%. When it comes to shots from the charity stripe, Paul has a shooting percentage of 83.7%, having made 169 of his 202 attempts.

Chris So far this season, Paul has an effective field goal percentage of 53.6%, 153 turnovers, and 134 personal fouls. Paul has 283 total rebounds this season, with 22 offensive and 261 defensives. Paul has 702 assists, 121 steals, and 20 rejections on the season. Paul averages 4.4 rebounds and 10.8 assists per game.

Irving averages 5.8 assists per game and 4.4 boards per game. Irving has 17 blocks to go along, with 167 assists and 41 steals. When it comes to grabbing rebounds, Irving has 16 offensive and 111 defensives for a total of 127.

Irving averages 5.8 assists per game and 4.4 boards per game

Kyrie Irving has 81 violations this season, as well as 73 turnovers and a 55.0% effective field goal percentage. Irving has made 118 of his 129 foul line attempts at a rate of 91.5%. His 2-point percentage is 50.1% after making 189 of 377 shots. Irving has a 41.8% long-range shooting percentage after making 100 shots out of 239 attempts.

Irving has made 289 baskets on 616 tries for a 46.9% shooting percentage. Irving averages 26.3 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 5.5 assists per 36 minutes. Out of 29 games played, he has scored a total of 796 pts and is averaging 27.4 points per game. Kyrie Irving has played 1,091 minutes of basketball this season and has started 29 games.

Read more:

FAQs

Who is better, LeBron or Kyrie?

It’s pretty obvious that Kyrie Irving is the more efficient scorer of the two, shooting 5.5 percent better overall than LeBron James while averaging just around the same type of statistical production. That kind of increase in efficiency shooting the ball isn’t just a negligible statistic.

Who is better Tony Parker or Chris Paul?

Paul is historically a better shooter than Parker from three-point range (36.0 to 31.4 career percentage), though that hasn’t been the case this season (34.8 percent to 37.9 percent).

Is Kyrie Irving one of the best basketball players?

Kyrie Irving is, undoubtedly and unquestionably, one of the best basketball players in the world. You still have to wonder why anyone would want him on their team. Irving is reportedly at an “impasse” in discussions with the Brooklyn Nets about his future.

Conclusion

There is no clear winner in this matchup. Both Chris Paul and Kyrie Irving are All-Star caliber point guards who are capable of taking over a game. However, Paul is the more experienced and polished player, while Irving is the more explosive scorer. Ultimately, it would come down to which player had the hot hand on any given night.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.