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? 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
Kobe Bryant:
1997 to 2016
LeBron James:
2004 to 2018

NBA Championships and Seasons

Kobe Bryant 5
LeBron James 3
Kobe Bryant 20
LeBron James 15
Kobe Bryant 15
LeBron James 13
Kobe Bryant 18
LeBron James 14

Honors and Awards

Kobe Bryant 1
LeBron James 4
Kobe Bryant 2
LeBron James 3
Kobe Bryant 11
LeBron James 11
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Kobe Bryant 15
LeBron James 13
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

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Kobe Bryant 25.0
LeBron James 27.2

Kobe Bryant 5.2
LeBron James 7.4

Kobe Bryant 4.7
LeBron James 7.2

Kobe Bryant 1.4
LeBron James 1.6

Kobe Bryant 0.5
LeBron James 0.8

Totals Stats

Kobe Bryant 33,643
LeBron James 31,038

Kobe Bryant 7,047
LeBron James 8,415

Kobe Bryant 6,306
LeBron James 8,208

Kobe Bryant 1,944
LeBron James 1,865

Kobe Bryant 640
LeBron James 888

Kobe Bryant 1,346
LeBron James 1,143

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Kobe Bryant .447
LeBron James .504

3-Point Percentage
Kobe Bryant .329
LeBron James .344

Free Throw Percentage
Kobe Bryant .837
LeBron James .739

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 9.1
(2018)

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 8.8

Kobe Bryant 4.7
LeBron James 7.0

Kobe Bryant 1.4
LeBron James 1.8

Kobe Bryant 0.7
LeBron James 1.0

Totals Stats

Kobe Bryant 5,640
LeBron James 6,668

Kobe Bryant 1,119
LeBron James 2,052

Kobe Bryant 1,040
LeBron James 1,624

Kobe Bryant 310
LeBron James 410

Kobe Bryant 144
LeBron James 225

Kobe Bryant 220
LeBron James 232

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Kobe Bryant .448
LeBron James .490

3-Point Percentage
Kobe Bryant .331
LeBron James .330

Free Throw Percentage
Kobe Bryant .816
LeBron James .741

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)