Kobe Bryant vs. LeBron James Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars LeBron James and Kobe Bryant 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
Kobe Bryant:
1997 to 2016
LeBron James:
2004 to 2021

NBA Championships and Seasons

Kobe Bryant 5
LeBron James 4
Kobe Bryant 20
LeBron James 18
Kobe Bryant 15
LeBron James 15
Kobe Bryant 18
LeBron James 17

Honors and Awards

Kobe Bryant 1
LeBron James 4
Kobe Bryant 2
LeBron James 4
Kobe Bryant 11
LeBron James 13
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Kobe Bryant 15
LeBron James 17
Kobe Bryant 9
LeBron James 5
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Kobe Bryant 12
LeBron James 6
Kobe Bryant 2
LeBron James 1
Kobe Bryant 0
LeBron James 1
Kobe Bryant 0
LeBron James 1

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Kobe Bryant 25.0
LeBron James 27.0

Kobe Bryant 5.2
LeBron James 7.4

Kobe Bryant 4.7
LeBron James 7.4

Kobe Bryant 1.4
LeBron James 1.6

Kobe Bryant 0.5
LeBron James 0.7

Totals Stats

Kobe Bryant 33,643
LeBron James 35,367

Kobe Bryant 7,047
LeBron James 9,751

Kobe Bryant 6,306
LeBron James 9,696

Kobe Bryant 1,944
LeBron James 2,063

Kobe Bryant 640
LeBron James 982

Kobe Bryant 1,346
LeBron James 1,310

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Kobe Bryant .447
LeBron James .504

3-Point Percentage
Kobe Bryant .329
LeBron James .345

Free Throw Percentage
Kobe Bryant .837
LeBron James .733

Best Season (no game minimum)

Kobe Bryant 35.4
(2006)
LeBron James 31.4
(2006)

Kobe Bryant 6.9
(2003)
LeBron James 8.6
(2018)

Kobe Bryant 6.3
(2014)
LeBron James 10.2
(2020)

Kobe Bryant 2.2
(2003)
LeBron James 2.2
(2005)

Kobe Bryant 1.0
(1999)
LeBron James 1.1
(2009)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Kobe Bryant 25.6
LeBron James 28.7

Kobe Bryant 5.1
LeBron James 9.0

Kobe Bryant 4.7
LeBron James 7.2

Kobe Bryant 1.4
LeBron James 1.7

Kobe Bryant 0.7
LeBron James 0.9

Totals Stats

Kobe Bryant 5,640
LeBron James 7,631

Kobe Bryant 1,119
LeBron James 2,391

Kobe Bryant 1,040
LeBron James 1,919

Kobe Bryant 310
LeBron James 454

Kobe Bryant 144
LeBron James 252

Kobe Bryant 220
LeBron James 266

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Kobe Bryant .448
LeBron James .495

3-Point Percentage
Kobe Bryant .331
LeBron James .337

Free Throw Percentage
Kobe Bryant .816
LeBron James .740

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Kobe Bryant 32.8
(2007)
LeBron James 35.3
(2009)

Kobe Bryant 7.3
(2001)
LeBron James 11.3
(2015)

Kobe Bryant 6.1
(2001)
LeBron James 9.0
(2018)

Kobe Bryant 1.9
(2004)
LeBron James 2.3
(2016)

Kobe Bryant 1.5
(2000)
LeBron James 1.8
(2010)