James Harden vs. LeBron James Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars LeBron James and James Harden 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? Those 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
2017-18
James Harden:
2010 to 2018
LeBron James:
2004 to 2018

NBA Championships and Seasons

James Harden 0
LeBron James 3
James Harden 9
LeBron James 15
James Harden 9
LeBron James 13
James Harden 6
LeBron James 14

Honors and Awards

James Harden 0
LeBron James 4
James Harden 0
LeBron James 3
James Harden 4
LeBron James 12
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
James Harden 5
LeBron James 14
James Harden 0
LeBron James 5
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
James Harden 0
LeBron James 6
James Harden 1
LeBron James 1
James Harden 1
LeBron James 0
James Harden 0
LeBron James 1

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

James Harden 23.0
LeBron James 27.2

James Harden 5.1
LeBron James 7.4

James Harden 6.1
LeBron James 7.2

James Harden 1.5
LeBron James 1.6

James Harden 0.5
LeBron James 0.8

Totals Stats

James Harden 15,809
LeBron James 31,038

James Harden 3,482
LeBron James 8,415

James Harden 4,157
LeBron James 8,208

James Harden 1,031
LeBron James 1,865

James Harden 325
LeBron James 888

James Harden 687
LeBron James 1,143

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
James Harden .443
LeBron James .504

3-Point Percentage
James Harden .364
LeBron James .344

Free Throw Percentage
James Harden .854
LeBron James .739

Best Season (no game minimum)

James Harden 30.4
(2018)
LeBron James 31.4
(2006)

James Harden 8.1
(2017)
LeBron James 8.6
(2018)

James Harden 11.2
(2017)
LeBron James 9.1
(2018)

James Harden 1.9
(2015)
LeBron James 2.2
(2005)

James Harden 0.7
(2015)
LeBron James 1.1
(2009)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

James Harden 22.0
LeBron James 28.9

James Harden 5.2
LeBron James 8.9

James Harden 5.5
LeBron James 7.1

James Harden 1.7
LeBron James 1.8

James Harden 0.4
LeBron James 1.0

Totals Stats

James Harden 2,306
LeBron James 6,911

James Harden 548
LeBron James 2,122

James Harden 577
LeBron James 1,687

James Harden 181
LeBron James 419

James Harden 47
LeBron James 232

James Harden 105
LeBron James 239

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
James Harden .420
LeBron James .491

3-Point Percentage
James Harden .326
LeBron James .332

Free Throw Percentage
James Harden .872
LeBron James .743

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

James Harden 28.6
(2018)
LeBron James 35.3
(2009)

James Harden 6.7
(2013)
LeBron James 11.3
(2015)

James Harden 8.5
(2017)
LeBron James 9.0
(2018)

James Harden 2.4
(2016)
LeBron James 2.3
(2016)

James Harden 1.0
(2013)
LeBron James 1.8
(2010)