John Havlicek vs. LeBron James Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars LeBron James and John Havlicek 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
John Havlicek:
1963 to 1978
LeBron James:
2004 to 2021

NBA Championships and Seasons

John Havlicek 8
LeBron James 4
John Havlicek 16
LeBron James 18
John Havlicek 13
LeBron James 15
John Havlicek 13
LeBron James 17

Honors and Awards

John Havlicek 0
LeBron James 4
John Havlicek 1 *
LeBron James 4
John Havlicek 4
LeBron James 13
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
John Havlicek 11
LeBron James 17
John Havlicek 5 *
LeBron James 5
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
John Havlicek 8
LeBron James 6
John Havlicek 0
LeBron James 1
John Havlicek 0
LeBron James 1
John Havlicek 0
LeBron James 1
* Notes: Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

John Havlicek 20.8
LeBron James 27.0

John Havlicek 6.3
LeBron James 7.4

John Havlicek 4.8
LeBron James 7.4

John Havlicek 1.2
*
LeBron James 1.6

John Havlicek 0.3
*
LeBron James 0.7

Totals Stats

John Havlicek 26,395
LeBron James 35,367

John Havlicek 8,007
LeBron James 9,751

John Havlicek 6,114
LeBron James 9,696

John Havlicek 476
*
LeBron James 2,063

John Havlicek 117
*
LeBron James 982

John Havlicek 1,270
LeBron James 1,310

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
John Havlicek .439
LeBron James .504

3-Point Percentage
John Havlicek -
n/a **
LeBron James .345

Free Throw Percentage
John Havlicek .815
LeBron James .733

Best Season (no game minimum)

John Havlicek 28.9
(1971)
LeBron James 31.4
(2006)

John Havlicek 9.0
(1971)
LeBron James 8.6
(2018)

John Havlicek 7.5
(1971)
LeBron James 10.2
(2020)

John Havlicek 1.3
(1975)
*
LeBron James 2.2
(2005)

John Havlicek 0.4
(1974)
*
LeBron James 1.1
(2009)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

John Havlicek 22.0
LeBron James 28.7

John Havlicek 6.9
LeBron James 9.0

John Havlicek 4.8
LeBron James 7.2

John Havlicek 1.1
*
LeBron James 1.7

John Havlicek 0.3
*
LeBron James 0.9

Totals Stats

John Havlicek 3,776
LeBron James 7,631

John Havlicek 1,186
LeBron James 2,391

John Havlicek 825
LeBron James 1,919

John Havlicek 60
*
LeBron James 454

John Havlicek 16
*
LeBron James 252

John Havlicek 172
LeBron James 266

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
John Havlicek .436
LeBron James .495

3-Point Percentage
John Havlicek -
n/a **
LeBron James .337

Free Throw Percentage
John Havlicek .836
LeBron James .740

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

John Havlicek 27.4
(1967)
LeBron James 35.3
(2009)

John Havlicek 9.9
(1969)
LeBron James 11.3
(2015)

John Havlicek 7.5
(1968)
LeBron James 9.0
(2018)

John Havlicek 1.5
(1975)
*
LeBron James 2.3
(2016)

John Havlicek 0.4
(1977)
*
LeBron James 1.8
(2010)

Notes: * Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.
** Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80, this player has no data for the stat.