DeMarcus Cousins vs. LeBron James Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars LeBron James and DeMarcus Cousins 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? These 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 Career Comparison

NBA Timeline:
1946-47
2021-22
DeMarcus Cousins:
2011 to 2021
LeBron James:
2004 to 2021

NBA Championships and Seasons

DeMarcus Cousins 0
LeBron James 4
DeMarcus Cousins 10
LeBron James 18
DeMarcus Cousins 2
LeBron James 15
DeMarcus Cousins 4
LeBron James 17

Honors and Awards

DeMarcus Cousins 0
LeBron James 4
DeMarcus Cousins 0
LeBron James 4
DeMarcus Cousins 0
LeBron James 13
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
DeMarcus Cousins 2
LeBron James 17
DeMarcus Cousins 0
LeBron James 5
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
DeMarcus Cousins 0
LeBron James 6
DeMarcus Cousins 0
LeBron James 1
DeMarcus Cousins 0
LeBron James 1
DeMarcus Cousins 0
LeBron James 1

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

DeMarcus Cousins 20.4
LeBron James 27.0

DeMarcus Cousins 10.6
LeBron James 7.4

DeMarcus Cousins 3.1
LeBron James 7.4

DeMarcus Cousins 1.4
LeBron James 1.6

DeMarcus Cousins 1.2
LeBron James 0.7

Totals Stats

DeMarcus Cousins 12,372
LeBron James 35,367

DeMarcus Cousins 6,394
LeBron James 9,751

DeMarcus Cousins 1,908
LeBron James 9,696

DeMarcus Cousins 839
LeBron James 2,063

DeMarcus Cousins 721
LeBron James 982

DeMarcus Cousins 606
LeBron James 1,310

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
DeMarcus Cousins .460
LeBron James .504

3-Point Percentage
DeMarcus Cousins .334
LeBron James .345

Free Throw Percentage
DeMarcus Cousins .737
LeBron James .733

Best Season (no game minimum)

DeMarcus Cousins 27.0
(2017)
LeBron James 31.4
(2006)

DeMarcus Cousins 12.9
(2018)
LeBron James 8.6
(2018)

DeMarcus Cousins 5.4
(2018)
LeBron James 10.2
(2020)

DeMarcus Cousins 1.6
(2018)
LeBron James 2.2
(2005)

DeMarcus Cousins 1.7
(2015)
LeBron James 1.1
(2009)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

DeMarcus Cousins 7.6
LeBron James 28.7

DeMarcus Cousins 3.5
LeBron James 9.0

DeMarcus Cousins 1.6
LeBron James 7.2

DeMarcus Cousins 0.5
LeBron James 1.7

DeMarcus Cousins 0.6
LeBron James 0.9

Totals Stats

DeMarcus Cousins 114
LeBron James 7,631

DeMarcus Cousins 53
LeBron James 2,391

DeMarcus Cousins 24
LeBron James 1,919

DeMarcus Cousins 7
LeBron James 454

DeMarcus Cousins 9
LeBron James 252

DeMarcus Cousins 15
LeBron James 266

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
DeMarcus Cousins .421
LeBron James .495

3-Point Percentage
DeMarcus Cousins .318
LeBron James .337

Free Throw Percentage
DeMarcus Cousins .692
LeBron James .740

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

DeMarcus Cousins 7.6
(2019)
LeBron James 35.3
(2009)

DeMarcus Cousins 4.9
(2019)
LeBron James 11.3
(2015)

DeMarcus Cousins 2.4
(2019)
LeBron James 9.0
(2018)

DeMarcus Cousins 0.6
(2019)
LeBron James 2.3
(2016)

DeMarcus Cousins 0.8
(2019)
LeBron James 1.8
(2010)