Player Comparison: LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan

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Compare player statistics for: LeBron James for 2004-2008 vs. Michael Jordan for 1985-1989.
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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 James2004200839139041.19.921.1.4671.34.0.3248.617.1.501.4986.38.6.7281.35.66.96.61.80.83.32.127.3
2Michael Jordan*1985198934533439.011.923.3.5130.20.8.20211.822.4.525.5178.610.1.8481.94.36.25.92.81.23.33.132.6

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 James200420083913901608838588262.4675101573.32433486689.501.49824633382.728501219326942572693312130081210689
2Michael Jordan*198519893453341344241208025.51358287.20240627738.525.51729653496.8486441485212920469624111150108511263

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 James20042008391390160888.618.5.4671.13.5.3247.515.0.5015.57.6.7281.14.96.05.81.60.72.91.823.9
2Michael Jordan*198519893453341344211.021.5.5130.20.8.20210.920.7.5257.99.4.8481.74.05.75.52.61.13.12.930.2

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 James200420083913901608812.827.3.4671.75.2.32411.122.1.5018.111.2.7281.77.28.98.52.31.04.32.735.3112103
2Michael Jordan*198519893453341344215.229.5.5130.21.1.20215.028.5.52510.912.9.8482.45.57.87.53.51.54.24.041.5120104

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 James200420083911608825.2.548.190.4093.516.19.731.92.31.511.831.242.821.764.6.1936.21.57.739.3
2Michael Jordan*198519893451344229.6.589.036.4365.612.59.127.13.51.810.733.853.020.473.4.2627.92.910.743.2

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 James2004200839116088.467.501.324.498.728.548.409.190.451.475.357.488.752.533.319.204103105911029710312893166.6293.8
2Michael Jordan1985198934513442.513.525.202.517.848.589.436.036.482.492.307.491.765.539.333.0541071076610511110913168425.1955.9

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 James2006200846462049425981.43360208.288365773.472.464357481.7426430436833475361851171267
2Michael Jordan*1985198937371579454907.5011552.288439855.513.509386464.8326818525324690391441421309

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 James20062008464644.59.221.3.4331.34.5.2887.916.8.472.4647.810.5.7421.46.68.07.31.60.84.02.527.5
2Michael Jordan*19851989373742.712.324.5.5010.41.4.28811.923.1.513.50910.412.5.8321.85.06.86.62.41.13.93.835.4

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 James20062008464620497.517.2.4331.13.7.2886.413.6.4726.38.5.7421.15.36.55.91.30.63.32.122.3
2Michael Jordan*198519893737157910.420.7.5010.31.2.28810.019.5.5138.810.6.8321.64.25.85.62.10.93.33.229.8

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 James200620084646204911.626.8.4331.65.7.28810.021.1.4729.713.1.7421.78.310.09.12.01.05.13.234.6108101
2Michael Jordan*198519893737157914.929.7.5010.51.7.28814.428.0.51312.715.2.8322.26.18.38.13.01.34.74.742.9119107

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 James2006200846204923.8.531.212.4903.717.810.735.52.01.513.432.24.13.57.6.1776.02.58.45.4
2Michael Jordan*1985198937157928.8.589.057.5124.913.79.331.63.01.611.535.25.42.37.7.2358.93.011.95.5
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