Head-to-Head: Games Played Between Jimmy Butler and LeBron James

This is the detail of NBA games in which Jimmy Butler and LeBron James played against each other, including head-to-head record, stats average, game highs and game-by-game data both in the Regular Season and Playoffs.

They faced each other a total of 41 times in NBA games. LeBron James has a 21-20 winning record over Jimmy Butler, including a 12-5 record in Playoffs.

Games Played Against Each Other

NBA Timeline:
1946-47
2021-22
Jimmy Butler:
2012 to 2021
LeBron James:
2004 to 2021
41 Games played
24 in Regular Season
17 in Playoffs

Summary of Victories

Games Won in
Regular Season
in
Playoffs
Jimmy Butler
20
15
5
LeBron James
21
9
12

Stats in Games Between Them

Averages
Player
Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
Jimmy Butler 19.6 5.9 4.1 1.9 0.5
LeBron James 26.1 9.0 7.8 1.4 0.8
Game Highs
Player
Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
Jimmy Butler 40 14 13 5 2
LeBron James 40 15 15 4 4
Games with better stats than the other player...
Player
Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
Jimmy Butler 7

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6

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8

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22

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9

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LeBron James 33

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33

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32

games
11

games
15

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Both had same stat 1

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2

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1

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8

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17

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Head To Head Games Played: One by One

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2011-12 Season
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Mar. 14, 2012
1. Bulls 106   Jimmy Butler 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 12 1-5 .200 0-1 .000 6-6 1.000
Heat 102   LeBron James 35 5 4 4 0 2 2 40 14-25 .560 2-3 .667 5-5 1.000
Apr. 12, 2012
2. Bulls 96   Jimmy Butler 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 01 0-1 .000 0-0 - 0-0 -
OT Heat 86   LeBron James 30 6 5 1 1 4 1 47 11-24 .458 3-6 .500 5-7 .714
2012-13 Season
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Jan. 04, 2013
3. Bulls 96   Jimmy Butler 8 5 2 0 0 0 3 18 2-6 .333 0-0 - 4-5 .800
Heat 89   LeBron James 30 6 2 1 0 2 2 41 8-14 .571 1-5 .200 13-16 .813
Feb. 21, 2013
4. Bulls 67   Jimmy Butler 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 21 0-3 .000 0-0 - 0-0 -
Heat 86   LeBron James 26 12 7 2 0 4 2 34 11-15 .733 1-4 .250 3-3 1.000
Mar. 27, 2013
5. Bulls 101   Jimmy Butler 17 4 4 2 0 5 3 43 6-10 .600 2-4 .500 3-5 .600
Heat 97   LeBron James 32 7 3 2 4 4 1 40 11-17 .647 2-5 .400 8-11 .727
Apr. 14, 2013
6. Bulls 93   Jimmy Butler 13 5 1 1 0 0 5 35 2-7 .286 1-3 .333 8-9 .889
Heat 105   LeBron James 24 7 6 1 0 3 2 35 7-12 .583 1-1 1.000 9-12 .750
2013 Playoffs - Eastern Conference Semifinals
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
May. 06, 2013
7. Bulls 93   Jimmy Butler 21 14 3 0 1 2 3 48 5-13 .385 2-4 .500 9-10 .900
Heat 86   LeBron James 24 8 7 2 1 2 2 44 8-17 .471 1-3 .333 7-9 .778
May. 08, 2013
8. Bulls 78   Jimmy Butler 9 3 1 1 0 2 3 31 3-8 .375 2-4 .500 1-1 1.000
Heat 115   LeBron James 19 5 9 3 0 3 1 32 7-12 .583 1-3 .333 4-8 .500
May. 10, 2013
9. Bulls 94   Jimmy Butler 17 5 3 3 0 2 5 48 6-12 .500 2-3 .667 3-3 1.000
Heat 104   LeBron James 25 8 7 2 0 1 0 44 6-17 .353 2-4 .500 11-11 1.000
May. 13, 2013
10. Bulls 65   Jimmy Butler 12 5 0 1 0 3 2 46 4-10 .400 0-2 .000 4-4 1.000
Heat 88   LeBron James 27 7 8 2 0 5 0 43 9-20 .450 1-4 .250 8-9 .889
May. 15, 2013
11. Bulls 91   Jimmy Butler 19 5 4 3 0 2 2 48 7-15 .467 2-6 .333 3-3 1.000
Heat 94   LeBron James 23 7 8 2 0 2 3 44 5-14 .357 1-3 .333 12-15 .800
2013-14 Season
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Oct. 29, 2013
12. Bulls 95   Jimmy Butler 20 3 3 5 1 2 4 30 6-12 .500 2-4 .500 6-7 .857
Heat 107   LeBron James 17 6 8 1 0 2 0 38 5-11 .455 0-1 .000 7-9 .778
Mar. 09, 2014
13. Bulls 95   Jimmy Butler 16 11 0 4 2 2 1 48 4-15 .267 2-6 .333 6-6 1.000
OT Heat 88   LeBron James 17 9 8 3 1 4 1 45 8-23 .348 1-3 .333 0-0 -
2014-15 Season
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Jan. 19, 2015
14. Bulls 94   Jimmy Butler 20 7 3 1 1 0 1 40 6-16 .375 1-3 .333 7-9 .778
Cavaliers 108   LeBron James 26 5 4 0 0 6 4 36 12-23 .522 0-3 .000 2-3 .667
Apr. 05, 2015
15. Bulls 94   Jimmy Butler 16 4 5 3 0 2 4 42 6-14 .429 2-3 .667 2-3 .667
Cavaliers 99   LeBron James 20 10 12 3 1 3 4 37 8-17 .471 1-3 .333 3-6 .500
2015 Playoffs - Eastern Conference Semifinals
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
May. 04, 2015
16. Bulls 99   Jimmy Butler 20 5 6 3 0 1 0 44 7-16 .438 2-6 .333 4-6 .667
Cavaliers 92   LeBron James 19 15 9 3 1 6 4 42 9-22 .409 0-3 .000 1-2 .500
May. 06, 2015
17. Bulls 91   Jimmy Butler 18 2 1 2 1 2 1 35 5-14 .357 2-7 .286 6-7 .857
Cavaliers 106   LeBron James 33 8 5 2 1 2 2 34 13-29 .448 0-2 .000 7-9 .778
May. 08, 2015
18. Bulls 99   Jimmy Butler 20 8 2 5 1 0 5 44 7-17 .412 1-3 .333 5-6 .833
Cavaliers 96   LeBron James 27 8 14 1 1 7 4 44 8-25 .320 1-7 .143 10-11 .909
May. 10, 2015
19. Bulls 84   Jimmy Butler 19 5 2 3 1 1 4 45 8-21 .381 3-5 .600 0-0 -
Cavaliers 86   LeBron James 25 14 8 1 2 8 4 43 10-30 .333 1-7 .143 4-4 1.000
May. 12, 2015
20. Bulls 101   Jimmy Butler 29 9 3 0 1 1 4 41 9-18 .500 3-8 .375 8-8 1.000
Cavaliers 106   LeBron James 38 12 6 3 3 0 3 41 14-24 .583 1-5 .200 9-12 .750
May. 14, 2015
21. Bulls 73   Jimmy Butler 20 5 1 1 0 2 4 44 8-22 .364 2-6 .333 2-2 1.000
Cavaliers 94   LeBron James 15 9 11 0 2 4 4 41 7-23 .304 0-4 .000 1-2 .500
2015-16 Season
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Oct. 27, 2015
22. Bulls 97   Jimmy Butler 17 5 2 2 1 0 1 37 6-14 .429 0-2 .000 5-5 1.000
Cavaliers 95   LeBron James 25 10 5 1 0 1 3 36 12-22 .545 1-5 .200 0-3 .000
Jan. 23, 2016
23. Bulls 96   Jimmy Butler 20 9 1 0 0 0 2 42 8-16 .500 2-3 .667 2-2 1.000
Cavaliers 83   LeBron James 26 13 9 2 1 1 3 40 11-27 .407 0-5 .000 4-7 .571
Apr. 09, 2016
24. Bulls 105   Jimmy Butler 21 2 6 3 0 2 3 39 7-17 .412 2-3 .667 5-5 1.000
Cavaliers 102   LeBron James 33 7 3 0 1 4 1 39 13-17 .765 4-5 .800 3-4 .750
2016-17 Season
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Dec. 02, 2016
25. Bulls 111   Jimmy Butler 26 8 6 3 2 1 1 42 8-20 .400 0-3 .000 10-12 .833
Cavaliers 105   LeBron James 27 5 13 0 0 8 2 45 13-22 .591 1-3 .333 0-0 -
Jan. 04, 2017
26. Bulls 106   Jimmy Butler 20 6 8 1 0 0 2 38 7-20 .350 3-8 .375 3-4 .750
Cavaliers 94   LeBron James 31 8 7 1 0 5 2 37 12-21 .571 1-2 .500 6-9 .667
Mar. 30, 2017
27. Bulls 99   Jimmy Butler 25 6 5 2 0 1 0 38 10-17 .588 2-2 1.000 3-6 .500
Cavaliers 93   LeBron James 26 10 8 1 1 4 0 39 11-20 .550 1-7 .143 3-7 .429
2017-18 Season
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Jan. 08, 2018
28. Timberwolves 127   Jimmy Butler 21 8 9 3 0 2 1 27 7-13 .538 4-6 .667 3-4 .750
Cavaliers 99   LeBron James 10 8 5 0 2 3 2 27 4-8 .500 1-3 .333 1-3 .333
Feb. 07, 2018
29. Timberwolves 138   Jimmy Butler 35 5 6 2 0 2 2 46 14-21 .667 4-5 .800 3-3 1.000
OT Cavaliers 140   LeBron James 37 10 15 1 1 5 3 48 16-22 .727 5-7 .714 0-2 .000
2018-19 Season
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Oct. 29, 2018
30. Timberwolves 124   Jimmy Butler 32 6 4 1 2 0 1 37 12-20 .600 6-7 .857 2-2 1.000
Lakers 120   LeBron James 29 10 8 2 2 5 2 36 11-23 .478 3-6 .500 4-5 .800
Nov. 07, 2018
31. Timberwolves 110   Jimmy Butler 24 5 5 3 1 0 2 43 9-18 .500 5-8 .625 1-1 1.000
Lakers 114   LeBron James 24 11 9 0 2 3 1 39 10-21 .476 3-9 .333 1-2 .500
Feb. 10, 2019
32. 76ers 143   Jimmy Butler 15 4 3 0 0 0 0 31 6-10 .600 1-2 .500 2-2 1.000
Lakers 120   LeBron James 18 10 9 0 0 4 3 33 8-16 .500 2-6 .333 0-0 -
2019-20 Season
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Nov. 08, 2019
33. Heat 80   Jimmy Butler 22 6 3 2 0 0 0 38 7-16 .438 0-4 .000 8-8 1.000
Lakers 95   LeBron James 25 4 6 0 0 3 2 36 10-19 .526 4-7 .571 1-2 .500
Dec. 13, 2019
34. Heat 110   Jimmy Butler 23 3 3 4 0 2 1 37 9-20 .450 0-5 .000 5-6 .833
Lakers 113   LeBron James 28 9 12 1 0 8 2 37 11-22 .500 4-8 .500 2-4 .500
2020 Playoffs - NBA Finals
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Sep. 30, 2020
35. Heat 98   Jimmy Butler 23 2 5 2 0 2 0 33 8-13 .615 2-4 .500 5-5 1.000
Lakers 116   LeBron James 25 13 9 1 0 2 3 36 9-17 .529 2-4 .500 5-6 .833
Oct. 02, 2020
36. Heat 114   Jimmy Butler 25 8 13 1 0 3 2 45 7-17 .412 0-1 .000 11-12 .917
Lakers 124   LeBron James 33 9 9 1 1 0 2 39 14-25 .560 3-8 .375 2-5 .400
Oct. 04, 2020
37. Heat 115   Jimmy Butler 40 11 13 2 2 5 0 45 14-20 .700 0-0 - 12-14 .857
Lakers 104   LeBron James 25 10 8 0 2 8 2 39 9-16 .563 1-5 .200 6-9 .667
Oct. 06, 2020
38. Heat 96   Jimmy Butler 22 10 9 3 1 3 1 43 8-17 .471 0-3 .000 6-7 .857
Lakers 102   LeBron James 28 12 8 1 0 6 2 39 8-16 .500 2-5 .400 10-12 .833
Oct. 09, 2020
39. Heat 111   Jimmy Butler 35 12 11 5 1 3 2 47 11-19 .579 1-3 .333 12-12 1.000
Lakers 108   LeBron James 40 13 7 3 0 4 1 42 15-21 .714 6-9 .667 4-6 .667
Oct. 11, 2020
40. Heat 93   Jimmy Butler 12 7 8 0 1 2 3 45 5-10 .500 1-2 .500 1-3 .333
Lakers 106   LeBron James 28 14 10 1 0 1 3 41 13-20 .650 1-5 .200 1-4 .250
2020-21 Season
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Feb. 20, 2021
41. Heat 96   Jimmy Butler 24 8 5 2 0 5 2 34 8-20 .400 0-0 - 8-10 .800
Lakers 94   LeBron James 19 9 9 1 1 5 3 37 7-21 .333 1-8 .125 4-4 1.000