Games Between Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan

This is the detail of NBA games in which Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan played against each other. Head-to-head comparison with summary of games won, stats and game-by-game data including Regular Season and Playoffs.

They faced each other a total of 8 times in NBA games. Kobe Bryant has a 5-3 winning record over Michael Jordan. They never met in the Playoffs.

Games Played Against Each Other

NBA Timeline:
1946-47
2016-17
Kobe Bryant:
1997 to 2016
Michael Jordan:
1985 to 2003
8 Games played
8 in Regular Season
0 in Playoffs

Summary of Victories

Games Won in Regular Season in Playoffs
Kobe Bryant
5
5
0
Michael Jordan
3
3
0

Stats in Games Between Them

Averages
Player
Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
Kobe Bryant 22.8 4.4 3.9 0.9 0.6
Michael Jordan 24.5 4.3 3.6 1.1 0.5
Game Highs
Player
Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
Kobe Bryant 55 11 15 3 2
Michael Jordan 36 9 6 2 1
Games with better stats than the other player...
Player
Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
Kobe Bryant 4

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3

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3

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1

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Michael Jordan 4

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5

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5

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5

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1

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Both had same stat 0

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Head To Head Games Played: One by One

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- 1996-97 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Dec. 17, 1996
1. Lakers 123   Kobe Bryant 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 10 2-5 .400 1-2 .500 0-2 .000
OT Bulls 129   Michael Jordan 30 9 3 1 1 2 2 47 10-32 .313 0-2 .000 10-14 .714
Feb. 05, 1997
2. Lakers 106   Kobe Bryant 5 3 0 0 1 0 0 13 2-7 .286 1-2 .500 0-0 -
Bulls 90   Michael Jordan 27 4 4 1 1 2 1 40 10-24 .417 2-5 .400 5-6 .833
- 1997-98 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Dec. 17, 1997
3. Lakers 83   Kobe Bryant 33 3 2 0 0 0 4 29 12-20 .600 3-5 .600 6-9 .667
Bulls 104   Michael Jordan 36 5 4 1 1 4 4 35 12-22 .545 1-2 .500 11-12 .917
Feb. 01, 1998
4. Lakers 112   Kobe Bryant 20 4 1 2 0 1 4 26 7-16 .438 2-6 .333 4-7 .571
Bulls 87   Michael Jordan 31 5 2 1 0 1 0 37 11-26 .423 0-1 .000 9-12 .750
- 2001-02 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Feb. 12, 2002
5. Lakers 103   Kobe Bryant 23 11 15 1 1 2 3 43 9-20 .450 0-1 .000 5-9 .556
Wizards 94   Michael Jordan 22 5 6 2 1 4 1 41 8-20 .400 0-0 - 6-8 .750
Apr. 02, 2002
6. Lakers 113   Kobe Bryant 14 2 6 1 0 4 3 33 6-13 .462 0-0 - 2-2 1.000
Wizards 93   Michael Jordan 2 3 3 0 0 0 1 12 1-5 .200 0-0 - 0-0 -
- 2002-03 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Nov. 08, 2002
7. Lakers 99   Kobe Bryant 27 6 4 0 2 2 5 38 8-21 .381 0-0 - 11-11 1.000
Wizards 100   Michael Jordan 25 3 3 2 0 2 4 30 9-14 .643 0-0 - 7-12 .583
Mar. 28, 2003
8. Lakers 108   Kobe Bryant 55 5 3 3 0 3 5 41 15-29 .517 9-13 .692 16-18 .889
Wizards 94   Michael Jordan 23 0 4 1 0 1 1 41 10-20 .500 0-0 - 3-4 .750