LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Michael Jordan and LeBron James 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? Those 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 Comparison

1946-47 NBA Timeline 2014-15
LeBron James:
2004 to 2015
Michael Jordan:
1985 to 2003

NBA Championships and Seasons

NBA Championships
LeBron James 2
Michael Jordan 6
NBA Seasons
LeBron James 12
Michael Jordan 15
Playoffs Played
LeBron James 10
Michael Jordan 13
All-Star Games
LeBron James 11
Michael Jordan 14

Honors and Awards

LeBron James 4
Michael Jordan 5
LeBron James 2
Michael Jordan 6
LeBron James 9
Michael Jordan 10
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
LeBron James 11
Michael Jordan 11
LeBron James 5
Michael Jordan 9
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
LeBron James 6
Michael Jordan 9
LeBron James 0
Michael Jordan 1
LeBron James 1
Michael Jordan 10
LeBron James 0
Michael Jordan 3
LeBron James 1
Michael Jordan 1

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

LeBron James 27.3  
Michael Jordan 30.1  

LeBron James 7.1  
Michael Jordan 6.2  

LeBron James 6.9  
Michael Jordan 5.3  

LeBron James 1.7  
Michael Jordan 2.3  

LeBron James 0.8  
Michael Jordan 0.8  

Totals Stats

LeBron James 24,913  
Michael Jordan 32,292  

LeBron James 6,502  
Michael Jordan 6,672  

LeBron James 6,302  
Michael Jordan 5,633  

LeBron James 1,553  
Michael Jordan 2,514  

LeBron James 724  
Michael Jordan 893  

Total Games
LeBron James 911  
Michael Jordan 1,072  

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
LeBron James .496  
Michael Jordan .497  

3-Point Percentage
LeBron James .342  
Michael Jordan .327  

Free Throw Percentage
LeBron James .745  
Michael Jordan .835  

Best Season

LeBron James 31.4  
(2006)
Michael Jordan 37.1  
(1987)

LeBron James 8.0  
(2013)
Michael Jordan 8.0  
(1989)

LeBron James 8.6  
(2010)
Michael Jordan 8.0  
(1989)

LeBron James 2.2  
(2005)
Michael Jordan 3.2  
(1988)

LeBron James 1.1  
(2009)
Michael Jordan 1.6  
(1988)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

LeBron James 28.2  
Michael Jordan 33.4  

LeBron James 8.8  
Michael Jordan 6.4  

LeBron James 6.7  
Michael Jordan 5.7  

LeBron James 1.7  
Michael Jordan 2.1  

LeBron James 0.9  
Michael Jordan 0.9  

Totals Stats

LeBron James 5,020  
Michael Jordan 5,987  

LeBron James 1,558  
Michael Jordan 1,152  

LeBron James 1,188  
Michael Jordan 1,022  

LeBron James 306  
Michael Jordan 376  

LeBron James 160  
Michael Jordan 158  

Total Games
LeBron James 178  
Michael Jordan 179  

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
LeBron James .473  
Michael Jordan .487  

3-Point Percentage
LeBron James .318  
Michael Jordan .332  

Free Throw Percentage
LeBron James .752  
Michael Jordan .828  

Best Playoffs

LeBron James 35.3  
(2009)
Michael Jordan 43.7  
(1986)

LeBron James 11.3  
(2015)
Michael Jordan 7.9  
(1997)

LeBron James 8.5  
(2015)
Michael Jordan 8.5  
(1985)

LeBron James 1.9  
(2012)
Michael Jordan 2.8  
(1990)

LeBron James 1.8  
(2010)
Michael Jordan 2.3  
(1987)