Kevin Garnett vs. LeBron James Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars LeBron James and Kevin Garnett 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
Kevin Garnett:
1996 to 2016
LeBron James:
2004 to 2021

NBA Championships and Seasons

Kevin Garnett 1
LeBron James 4
Kevin Garnett 21
LeBron James 18
Kevin Garnett 14
LeBron James 15
Kevin Garnett 15
LeBron James 17

Honors and Awards

Kevin Garnett 1
LeBron James 4
Kevin Garnett 0
LeBron James 4
Kevin Garnett 4
LeBron James 13
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Kevin Garnett 9
LeBron James 17
Kevin Garnett 9
LeBron James 5
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Kevin Garnett 12
LeBron James 6
Kevin Garnett 1
LeBron James 0
Kevin Garnett 0
LeBron James 1
Kevin Garnett 4
LeBron James 0
Kevin Garnett 0
LeBron James 1
Kevin Garnett 0
LeBron James 1

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Kevin Garnett 17.8
LeBron James 27.0

Kevin Garnett 10.0
LeBron James 7.4

Kevin Garnett 3.7
LeBron James 7.4

Kevin Garnett 1.3
LeBron James 1.6

Kevin Garnett 1.4
LeBron James 0.7

Totals Stats

Kevin Garnett 26,071
LeBron James 35,367

Kevin Garnett 14,662
LeBron James 9,751

Kevin Garnett 5,445
LeBron James 9,696

Kevin Garnett 1,859
LeBron James 2,063

Kevin Garnett 2,037
LeBron James 982

Kevin Garnett 1,462
LeBron James 1,310

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Kevin Garnett .497
LeBron James .504

3-Point Percentage
Kevin Garnett .275
LeBron James .345

Free Throw Percentage
Kevin Garnett .789
LeBron James .733

Best Season (no game minimum)

Kevin Garnett 24.2
(2004)
LeBron James 31.4
(2006)

Kevin Garnett 13.9
(2004)
LeBron James 8.6
(2018)

Kevin Garnett 6.0
(2003)
LeBron James 10.2
(2020)

Kevin Garnett 1.7
(1998)
LeBron James 2.2
(2005)

Kevin Garnett 2.2
(2004)
LeBron James 1.1
(2009)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Kevin Garnett 18.2
LeBron James 28.7

Kevin Garnett 10.7
LeBron James 9.0

Kevin Garnett 3.3
LeBron James 7.2

Kevin Garnett 1.2
LeBron James 1.7

Kevin Garnett 1.3
LeBron James 0.9

Totals Stats

Kevin Garnett 2,601
LeBron James 7,631

Kevin Garnett 1,534
LeBron James 2,391

Kevin Garnett 471
LeBron James 1,919

Kevin Garnett 178
LeBron James 454

Kevin Garnett 186
LeBron James 252

Kevin Garnett 143
LeBron James 266

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Kevin Garnett .478
LeBron James .495

3-Point Percentage
Kevin Garnett .273
LeBron James .337

Free Throw Percentage
Kevin Garnett .789
LeBron James .740

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Kevin Garnett 27.0
(2003)
LeBron James 35.3
(2009)

Kevin Garnett 18.7
(2002)
LeBron James 11.3
(2015)

Kevin Garnett 8.8
(2000)
LeBron James 9.0
(2018)

Kevin Garnett 1.9
(2011)
LeBron James 2.3
(2016)

Kevin Garnett 2.4
(1998)
LeBron James 1.8
(2010)