Head-to-Head: Games Played Between James Harden and LeBron James

This is the detail of NBA games in which James Harden and LeBron James played against each other, including head-to-head record, stats average, game highs and game-by-game data both in the Regular Season and Playoffs.

They faced each other a total of 21 times in NBA games. LeBron James has a 13-8 winning record over James Harden, including a 4-1 record in Playoffs.

Games Played Against Each Other

NBA Timeline:
1946-47
2017-18
James Harden:
2010 to 2018
LeBron James:
2004 to 2018
21 Games played
16 in Regular Season
5 in Playoffs

Summary of Victories

Games Won in Regular Season in Playoffs
James Harden
8
7
1
LeBron James
13
9
4

Stats in Games Between Them

Averages
Player
Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
James Harden 19.3 5.5 5.8 1.6 0.3
LeBron James 27.7 7.6 7.2 1.8 0.9
Game Highs
Player
Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
James Harden 41 12 15 5 2
LeBron James 44 14 13 4 3
Games with better stats than the other player...
Player
Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
James Harden 7

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6

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7

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7

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2

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LeBron James 14

games
13

games
13

games
9

games
10

games
Both had same stat 0

games
2

games
1

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5

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9

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Head To Head Games Played: One by One

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- 2009-10 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Dec. 13, 2009
1. Thunder 89   James Harden 3 2 2 0 0 2 2 21 1-3 .333 0-0 - 1-2 .500
Cavaliers 102   LeBron James 44 7 6 4 1 1 1 39 16-29 .552 5-8 .625 7-10 .700
Jan. 23, 2010
2. Thunder 99   James Harden 9 4 1 1 0 0 2 27 1-8 .125 1-3 .333 6-6 1.000
Cavaliers 100   LeBron James 37 9 12 1 1 6 2 43 9-19 .474 6-10 .600 13-19 .684
- 2010-11 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Jan. 30, 2011
3. Thunder 103   James Harden 5 6 5 1 0 2 5 28 1-3 .333 1-2 .500 2-4 .500
Heat 108   LeBron James 23 4 13 4 3 4 3 40 7-14 .500 2-5 .400 7-11 .636
Mar. 16, 2011
4. Thunder 96   James Harden 12 3 2 0 0 2 3 28 4-12 .333 2-8 .250 2-3 .667
Heat 85   LeBron James 19 8 3 1 1 1 0 40 8-21 .381 0-3 .000 3-3 1.000
- 2011-12 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Mar. 25, 2012
5. Thunder 103   James Harden 19 3 6 2 0 7 1 32 6-7 .857 1-1 1.000 6-7 .857
Heat 87   LeBron James 17 3 7 2 0 4 2 40 8-18 .444 0-3 .000 1-1 1.000
Apr. 04, 2012
6. Thunder 93   James Harden 12 5 5 3 0 1 1 34 5-11 .455 1-1 1.000 1-1 1.000
Heat 98   LeBron James 34 7 10 4 1 2 2 42 10-20 .500 3-7 .429 11-13 .846
- 2012 Playoffs - NBA Finals -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Jun. 12, 2012
7. Thunder 105   James Harden 5 0 3 0 0 1 4 22 2-6 .333 1-2 .500 0-0 -
Heat 94   LeBron James 30 9 4 4 0 4 1 46 11-24 .458 1-3 .333 7-9 .778
Jun. 14, 2012
8. Thunder 96   James Harden 21 4 2 1 0 2 3 35 7-11 .636 2-3 .667 5-7 .714
Heat 100   LeBron James 32 8 5 1 0 2 4 42 10-22 .455 0-2 .000 12-12 1.000
Jun. 17, 2012
9. Thunder 85   James Harden 9 6 6 2 0 2 4 34 2-10 .200 0-4 .000 5-7 .714
Heat 91   LeBron James 29 14 3 0 0 4 1 44 11-23 .478 1-4 .250 6-8 .750
Jun. 19, 2012
10. Thunder 98   James Harden 8 10 2 1 0 4 5 37 2-10 .200 1-5 .200 3-4 .750
Heat 104   LeBron James 26 9 12 2 0 3 2 44 10-20 .500 1-4 .250 5-8 .625
Jun. 21, 2012
11. Thunder 106   James Harden 19 4 5 2 0 3 2 36 5-11 .455 3-8 .375 6-6 1.000
Heat 121   LeBron James 26 11 13 1 2 6 2 44 9-19 .474 0-3 .000 8-9 .889
- 2012-13 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Nov. 12, 2012
12. Rockets 110   James Harden 22 3 5 1 1 2 4 40 6-17 .353 1-6 .167 9-11 .818
Heat 113   LeBron James 38 10 6 0 0 0 1 40 14-26 .538 5-8 .625 5-8 .625
Feb. 06, 2013
13. Rockets 108   James Harden 36 12 7 3 0 4 3 41 10-16 .625 4-7 .571 12-13 .923
Heat 114   LeBron James 32 6 5 0 2 4 2 37 11-18 .611 3-6 .500 7-10 .700
- 2013-14 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Mar. 04, 2014
14. Rockets 106   James Harden 21 4 11 1 0 6 3 40 9-15 .600 1-5 .200 2-5 .400
Heat 103   LeBron James 22 1 6 3 0 1 1 37 9-18 .500 0-3 .000 4-6 .667
Mar. 16, 2014
15. Rockets 104   James Harden 30 3 1 1 0 4 3 43 7-16 .438 5-12 .417 11-12 .917
Heat 113   LeBron James 24 5 6 2 0 5 3 43 8-17 .471 1-3 .333 7-8 .875
- 2014-15 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Mar. 01, 2015
16. Rockets 105   James Harden 33 8 5 3 2 5 3 42 8-18 .444 2-6 .333 15-18 .833
OT Cavaliers 103   LeBron James 37 8 4 3 3 4 4 42 15-35 .429 4-12 .333 3-11 .273
- 2015-16 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Jan. 15, 2016
17. Rockets 77   James Harden 11 5 5 3 1 8 5 38 2-10 .200 0-5 .000 7-7 1.000
Cavaliers 91   LeBron James 19 7 7 0 2 4 1 36 7-14 .500 1-2 .500 4-6 .667
- 2016-17 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Nov. 01, 2016
18. Rockets 120   James Harden 41 7 15 1 0 1 3 38 13-20 .650 5-9 .556 10-14 .714
Cavaliers 128   LeBron James 19 13 8 0 0 4 4 36 6-12 .500 1-3 .333 6-10 .600
Mar. 12, 2017
19. Rockets 117   James Harden 38 10 11 1 1 4 2 40 13-28 .464 4-14 .286 8-12 .667
Cavaliers 112   LeBron James 30 7 5 2 0 8 2 40 12-20 .600 4-11 .364 2-3 .667
- 2017-18 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Nov. 09, 2017
20. Rockets 117   James Harden 35 11 13 5 1 5 4 43 8-21 .381 6-14 .429 13-14 .929
Cavaliers 113   LeBron James 33 4 7 1 1 8 4 40 15-24 .625 1-4 .250 2-3 .667
Feb. 03, 2018
21. Rockets 120   James Harden 16 6 9 2 0 4 2 31 5-16 .313 1-11 .091 5-5 1.000
Cavaliers 88   LeBron James 11 9 9 2 1 2 0 31 3-10 .300 1-2 .500 4-4 1.000