LeBron James vs. Oscar Robertson Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Oscar Robertson and LeBron James 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
LeBron James:
2004 to 2022
Oscar Robertson:
1961 to 1974

NBA Championships and Seasons

LeBron James 4
Oscar Robertson 1
LeBron James 19
Oscar Robertson 14
LeBron James 15
Oscar Robertson 10
LeBron James 17
Oscar Robertson 12

Honors and Awards

LeBron James 4
Oscar Robertson 1
LeBron James 4
Oscar Robertson 0
*
LeBron James 13
Oscar Robertson 9
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
LeBron James 17
Oscar Robertson 11
LeBron James 5
Oscar Robertson 0
*
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
LeBron James 6
Oscar Robertson 0
LeBron James 1
Oscar Robertson 0
LeBron James 1
Oscar Robertson 6
LeBron James 1
Oscar Robertson 1
* Notes: Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

LeBron James 27.0
Oscar Robertson 25.7

LeBron James 7.4
Oscar Robertson 7.5

LeBron James 7.4
Oscar Robertson 9.5

LeBron James 1.6
Oscar Robertson 1.1

*
LeBron James 0.7
Oscar Robertson 0.1

*

Totals Stats

LeBron James 35,401
Oscar Robertson 26,710

LeBron James 9,762
Oscar Robertson 7,804

LeBron James 9,701
Oscar Robertson 9,887

LeBron James 2,064
Oscar Robertson 77

*
LeBron James 983
Oscar Robertson 4

*
LeBron James 1,311
Oscar Robertson 1,040

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
LeBron James .504
Oscar Robertson .485

3-Point Percentage
LeBron James .345
Oscar Robertson -

n/a **
Free Throw Percentage
LeBron James .733
Oscar Robertson .838

Best Season (no game minimum)

LeBron James 34.0
(2022)
Oscar Robertson 31.4
(1964)

LeBron James 11.0
(2022)
Oscar Robertson 12.5
(1962)

LeBron James 10.2
(2020)
Oscar Robertson 11.5
(1965)

LeBron James 2.2
(2005)
Oscar Robertson 1.1
(1974)

*
LeBron James 1.1
(2009)
Oscar Robertson 0.1
(1974)

*

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

LeBron James 28.7
Oscar Robertson 22.2

LeBron James 9.0
Oscar Robertson 6.7

LeBron James 7.2
Oscar Robertson 8.9

LeBron James 1.7
Oscar Robertson 0.9

*
LeBron James 0.9
Oscar Robertson 0.3

*

Totals Stats

LeBron James 7,631
Oscar Robertson 1,910

LeBron James 2,391
Oscar Robertson 578

LeBron James 1,919
Oscar Robertson 769

LeBron James 454
Oscar Robertson 15

*
LeBron James 252
Oscar Robertson 4

*
LeBron James 266
Oscar Robertson 86

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
LeBron James .495
Oscar Robertson .460

3-Point Percentage
LeBron James .337
Oscar Robertson -

n/a **
Free Throw Percentage
LeBron James .740
Oscar Robertson .855

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

LeBron James 35.3
(2009)
Oscar Robertson 31.8
(1966)

LeBron James 11.3
(2015)
Oscar Robertson 13.0
(1963)

LeBron James 9.0
(2018)
Oscar Robertson 12.0
(1965)

LeBron James 2.3
(2016)
Oscar Robertson 0.9
(1974)

*
LeBron James 1.8
(2010)
Oscar Robertson 0.3
(1974)

*
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.