Player Comparison: Shaquille O'Neal vs. LeBron James

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Compare player statistics for: Shaquille O'Neal career vs. LeBron James career.
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Per Game

Per Game Table
Rk Player From To G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1LeBron James200420221322132138.29.819.6.5041.54.4.3458.315.1.550.5435.87.9.7341.26.37.47.41.60.73.51.827.0
2Shaquille O'Neal*199320111207119734.79.416.1.5820.00.0.0459.416.1.583.5824.99.3.5273.57.410.92.50.62.32.73.423.7

Totals

Totals Table
Rk Player From To G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1LeBron James2004202213221321504981301825846.50420135839.3451100520007.550.543762510395.734154682739819977720859904636242235674
2Shaquille O'Neal*1993201112071197419181133019457.582122.0451132919435.583.582593511252.5274209889013099302673927323310414628596

Per 36 Minutes

Per 36 Minutes Table
Rk Player From To G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1LeBron James2004202213221321504989.318.4.5041.44.2.3457.814.3.5505.47.4.7341.15.97.07.01.50.73.31.725.4
2Shaquille O'Neal*1993201112071197419189.716.7.5820.00.0.0459.716.7.5835.19.7.5273.67.611.22.60.62.32.83.624.6

Per 100 Poss

Per 100 Poss Table
Rk Player From To G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS ORtg DRtg
1LeBron James20042022132213215049813.326.5.5042.16.0.34511.320.5.5507.810.7.7341.68.510.110.02.11.04.72.536.5116104
2Shaquille O'Neal*19932011120711974191814.024.0.5820.00.0.04514.023.9.5837.313.9.5275.210.916.13.70.93.44.15.135.2113101

Advanced

Advanced Table
Rk Player From To G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG%   OWS DWS WS WS/48   OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1LeBron James2004202213225049827.3.586.226.4023.618.611.236.62.11.613.231.5169.473.8243.2.2317.01.88.8137.8
2Shaquille O'Neal*1993201112074191826.4.586.001.57811.723.617.813.90.94.611.929.5115.466.4181.7.2084.40.75.175.5

Adjusted Shooting

Adjusted Shooting Table
  Player Shooting % League Shooting % League-Adjusted  
Rk Player From To G MP   FG 2P 3P eFG FT TS FTr 3PAr   FG 2P 3P eFG FT TS FTr 3PAr   FG+ 2P+ 3P+ eFG+ FT+ TS+ FTr+ 3PAr+   FG Add TS Add
1LeBron James20042022132250498.504.550.345.543.734.586.402.226.455.489.358.501.759.542.290.2581111129610897108139882144.82699.4
2Shaquille O'Neal19932011120741918.582.583.045.582.527.586.578.001.454.475.354.485.748.529.316.177128123121207111118313789.22759.1

Playoffs Totals

Playoffs Totals Table
Rk Player From To G GS MP FG FGA FG 3P 3PA 3P 2P 2PA 2P eFG FT FTA FT ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1LeBron James200620212662661103527255502.4954321283.33722934219.543.53517492364.7404011990239119194542529756167631
2Shaquille O'Neal*19942011216214809820413627.5630020413627.563.56311682317.504866164225085821174596497695250

Playoffs Per Game

Playoffs Per Game Table
Rk Player From To G GS MP FG FGA FG 3P 3PA 3P 2P 2PA 2P eFG FT FTA FT ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1LeBron James2006202126626641.510.220.7.4951.64.8.3378.615.9.543.5356.68.9.7401.57.59.07.21.70.93.72.328.7
2Shaquille O'Neal*1994201121621437.59.416.8.5630.00.09.416.8.563.5635.410.7.5044.07.611.62.70.52.13.03.624.3

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes Table
Rk Player From To G GS MP FG FGA FG 3P 3PA 3P 2P 2PA 2P FT FTA FT ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1LeBron James20062021266266110358.917.9.4951.44.2.3377.513.8.5435.77.7.7401.36.57.86.31.50.83.22.024.9
2Shaquille O'Neal*1994201121621480989.116.1.5630.00.09.116.1.5635.210.3.5043.87.311.12.60.52.02.93.423.3

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Playoffs Per 100 Poss Table
Rk Player From To G GS MP FG FGA FG 3P 3PA 3P 2P 2PA 2P FT FTA FT ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS ORtg DRtg
1LeBron James200620212662661103513.326.8.4952.16.2.33711.220.5.5438.511.5.7402.09.711.69.32.21.24.73.037.1116103
2Shaquille O'Neal*19942011216214809813.523.9.5630.00.013.523.9.5637.715.3.5045.710.816.63.80.83.04.35.134.7110103

Playoffs Advanced

Playoffs Advanced Table
Rk Player From To G MP PER TS 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG%   OWS DWS WS WS/48   OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1LeBron James200620212661103528.2.583.233.4304.421.313.035.62.22.013.032.038.217.555.7.2427.62.510.233.9
2Shaquille O'Neal*19942011216809826.1.565.000.63912.523.418.014.70.84.412.330.220.111.031.1.1845.00.45.515.3
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