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 2015-16
LeBron James:
2004 to 2016
Michael Jordan:
1985 to 2003

NBA Championships and Seasons

LeBron James 3
Michael Jordan 6
LeBron James 13
Michael Jordan 15
LeBron James 11
Michael Jordan 13
LeBron James 12
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 27.2
Michael Jordan 30.1

LeBron James 7.2
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 26,833
Michael Jordan 32,292

LeBron James 7,067
Michael Jordan 6,672

LeBron James 6,816
Michael Jordan 5,633

LeBron James 1,657
Michael Jordan 2,514

LeBron James 773
Michael Jordan 893

LeBron James 987
Michael Jordan 1,072

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
LeBron James .498
Michael Jordan .497

3-Point Percentage
LeBron James .340
Michael Jordan .327

Free Throw Percentage
LeBron James .744
Michael Jordan .835

Best Season (no game minimum)

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 28.0
Michael Jordan 33.4

LeBron James 8.8
Michael Jordan 6.4

LeBron James 6.8
Michael Jordan 5.7

LeBron James 1.8
Michael Jordan 2.1

LeBron James 0.9
Michael Jordan 0.9

Totals Stats

LeBron James 5,572
Michael Jordan 5,987

LeBron James 1,758
Michael Jordan 1,152

LeBron James 1,348
Michael Jordan 1,022

LeBron James 354
Michael Jordan 376

LeBron James 186
Michael Jordan 158

LeBron James 199
Michael Jordan 179

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
LeBron James .478
Michael Jordan .487

3-Point Percentage
LeBron James .321
Michael Jordan .332

Free Throw Percentage
LeBron James .746
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 8.5
(2015)
Michael Jordan 8.5
(1985)

LeBron James 2.3
(2016)
Michael Jordan 2.8
(1990)

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