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

NBA Timeline:
1946-47
2016-17
LeBron James:
2004 to 2017
Michael Jordan:
1985 to 2003

NBA Championships and Seasons

LeBron James 3
Michael Jordan 6
LeBron James 14
Michael Jordan 15
LeBron James 12
Michael Jordan 13
LeBron James 13
Michael Jordan 14

Honors and Awards

LeBron James 4
Michael Jordan 5
LeBron James 3
Michael Jordan 6
LeBron James 10
Michael Jordan 10
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
LeBron James 12
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 27.1
Michael Jordan 30.1

LeBron James 7.3
Michael Jordan 6.2

LeBron James 7.0
Michael Jordan 5.3

LeBron James 1.6
Michael Jordan 2.3

LeBron James 0.8
Michael Jordan 0.8

Totals Stats

LeBron James 28,787
Michael Jordan 32,292

LeBron James 7,706
Michael Jordan 6,672

LeBron James 7,461
Michael Jordan 5,633

LeBron James 1,749
Michael Jordan 2,514

LeBron James 817
Michael Jordan 893

LeBron James 1,061
Michael Jordan 1,072

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
LeBron James .501
Michael Jordan .497

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

Free Throw Percentage
LeBron James .740
Michael Jordan .835

Best Season (no game minimum)

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

LeBron James 8.6
(2017)
Michael Jordan 8.0
(1989)

LeBron James 8.7
(2017)
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 28.1
Michael Jordan 33.4

LeBron James 8.9
Michael Jordan 6.4

LeBron James 6.8
Michael Jordan 5.7

LeBron James 1.8
Michael Jordan 2.1

LeBron James 1.0
Michael Jordan 0.9

Totals Stats

LeBron James 5,703
Michael Jordan 5,987

LeBron James 1,797
Michael Jordan 1,152

LeBron James 1,384
Michael Jordan 1,022

LeBron James 366
Michael Jordan 376

LeBron James 194
Michael Jordan 158

LeBron James 203
Michael Jordan 179

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
LeBron James .479
Michael Jordan .487

3-Point Percentage
LeBron James .323
Michael Jordan .332

Free Throw Percentage
LeBron James .743
Michael Jordan .828

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

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

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

LeBron James 9.0
(2017)
Michael Jordan 8.5
(1985)

LeBron James 3.0
(2017)
Michael Jordan 2.8
(1990)

LeBron James 2.0
(2017)
Michael Jordan 2.3
(1987)