James Harden vs. LeBron James Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars LeBron James and James Harden that includes championships won, honors and awards obtained, regular season and playoffs stats and other data put side by side.

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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
James Harden:
2010 to 2022
LeBron James:
2004 to 2022

NBA Championships and Seasons

James Harden 0
LeBron James 4
James Harden 13
LeBron James 19
James Harden 12
LeBron James 15
James Harden 9
LeBron James 17

Honors and Awards

James Harden 1
LeBron James 4
James Harden 0
LeBron James 4
James Harden 6
LeBron James 13
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
James Harden 7
LeBron James 17
James Harden 0
LeBron James 5
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
James Harden 0
LeBron James 6
James Harden 3
LeBron James 1
James Harden 1
LeBron James 1
James Harden 0
LeBron James 1

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

James Harden 25.1
LeBron James 27.0

James Harden 5.5
LeBron James 7.4

James Harden 6.5
LeBron James 7.4

James Harden 1.6
LeBron James 1.6

James Harden 0.5
LeBron James 0.8

Totals Stats

James Harden 22,114
LeBron James 35,445

James Harden 4,822
LeBron James 9,770

James Harden 5,763
LeBron James 9,712

James Harden 1,372
LeBron James 2,068

James Harden 480
LeBron James 985

James Harden 881
LeBron James 1,313

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
James Harden .444
LeBron James .504

3-Point Percentage
James Harden .363
LeBron James .346

Free Throw Percentage
James Harden .858
LeBron James .733

Best Season (no game minimum)

James Harden 36.1
(2019)
LeBron James 31.4
(2006)

James Harden 8.1
(2017)
LeBron James 8.6
(2018)

James Harden 11.2
(2017)
LeBron James 10.2
(2020)

James Harden 2.0
(2019)
LeBron James 2.2
(2005)

James Harden 1.0
(2022)
LeBron James 1.1
(2009)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

James Harden 23.3
LeBron James 28.7

James Harden 5.5
LeBron James 9.0

James Harden 6.0
LeBron James 7.2

James Harden 1.7
LeBron James 1.7

James Harden 0.5
LeBron James 0.9

Totals Stats

James Harden 3,191
LeBron James 7,631

James Harden 747
LeBron James 2,391

James Harden 819
LeBron James 1,919

James Harden 238
LeBron James 454

James Harden 73
LeBron James 252

James Harden 137
LeBron James 266

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
James Harden .428
LeBron James .495

3-Point Percentage
James Harden .332
LeBron James .337

Free Throw Percentage
James Harden .868
LeBron James .740

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

James Harden 31.6
(2019)
LeBron James 35.3
(2009)

James Harden 6.8
(2019)
LeBron James 11.3
(2015)

James Harden 8.6
(2021)
LeBron James 9.0
(2018)

James Harden 2.4
(2016)
LeBron James 2.3
(2016)

James Harden 1.0
(2013)
LeBron James 1.8
(2010)