Stephen Curry vs. LeBron James Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars LeBron James and Stephen Curry 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
2023-24
Stephen Curry:
2009-10 to 2023-24
LeBron James:
2003-04 to 2023-24

NBA Championships and Seasons

Stephen Curry4
LeBron James4
Stephen Curry15
LeBron James21
Stephen Curry9
LeBron James16
Stephen Curry0 *
LeBron James1
*
Stephen Curry10
LeBron James20

Honors and Awards

Stephen Curry2
LeBron James4
Stephen Curry1
LeBron James4
Stephen Curry4
LeBron James13
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Stephen Curry9
LeBron James19
Stephen Curry0
LeBron James5
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Stephen Curry0
LeBron James6
Stephen Curry2
LeBron James1
Stephen Curry0
LeBron James1
Stephen Curry1
LeBron James0
Stephen Curry0
LeBron James1
Stephen Curry0 *
LeBron James1
*
Stephen Curry0 *
LeBron James1
*
* Notes: In-Season Tournament (NBA Cup) played since 2023-24.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Stephen Curry 24.8
LeBron James 27.1

Stephen Curry 4.7
LeBron James 7.5

Stephen Curry 6.4
LeBron James 7.4

Stephen Curry 1.6
LeBron James 1.5

Stephen Curry 0.2
LeBron James 0.8

Totals Stats

Stephen Curry 23,229
LeBron James 39,991

Stephen Curry 4,418
LeBron James 11,042

Stephen Curry 6,016
LeBron James 10,838

Stephen Curry 1,465
LeBron James 2,252

Stephen Curry 228
LeBron James 1,106

Stephen Curry 937
LeBron James 1,474

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Stephen Curry .474
LeBron James .505

3-Point Percentage
Stephen Curry .426
LeBron James .347

Free Throw Percentage
Stephen Curry .910
LeBron James .735

Best Season (no game minimum)

Stephen Curry 32.0
(2021)
LeBron James 31.4
(2006)

Stephen Curry 6.1
(2023)
LeBron James 8.6
(2018)

Stephen Curry 8.5
(2014)
LeBron James 10.2
(2020)

Stephen Curry 2.1
(2016)
LeBron James 2.2
(2005)

Stephen Curry 0.4
(2020)
LeBron James 1.1
(2009)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Stephen Curry 27.0
LeBron James 28.5

Stephen Curry 5.3
LeBron James 9.0

Stephen Curry 6.2
LeBron James 7.2

Stephen Curry 1.5
LeBron James 1.7

Stephen Curry 0.3
LeBron James 1.0

Totals Stats

Stephen Curry 3,966
LeBron James 8,023

Stephen Curry 786
LeBron James 2,549

Stephen Curry 912
LeBron James 2,023

Stephen Curry 223
LeBron James 471

Stephen Curry 44
LeBron James 270

Stephen Curry 147
LeBron James 282

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Stephen Curry .453
LeBron James .495

3-Point Percentage
Stephen Curry .397
LeBron James .331

Free Throw Percentage
Stephen Curry .889
LeBron James .741

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Stephen Curry 30.5
(2023)
LeBron James 35.3
(2009)

Stephen Curry 6.2
(2017)
LeBron James 11.3
(2015)

Stephen Curry 8.4
(2014)
LeBron James 9.0
(2018)

Stephen Curry 2.0
(2017)
LeBron James 2.3
(2016)

Stephen Curry 0.7
(2018)
LeBron James 1.8
(2010)