Kobe Bryant vs LeBron James

Kobe Bryant vs LeBron James

Kobe Bryant vs LeBron James

Kobe Bryant vs. LeBron James

In the world of basketball, some players go beyond the court and become household names. Such legends include LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, who have had a lasting impact on the sport and motivated countless followers. This evaluation compares and contrasts the professional careers of these basketball greats while examining their abilities, achievements, effects on the game, and lasting legacies.
Kobe Bryant and LeBron James each had distinctive and special playing styles that made them stand out.

LeBron James

Date of birth August 23, 1978 December 30, 1984
NBA Draft 1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13 Selected by the Charlotte Hornets 2003 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1 Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Place of birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Akron, Ohio
Championships 5 4 (2012, 2013, 2016, 2020)
Blocks Per Game 0.5 0.8
Nationality American American
MVPs 1 (2008) [5.88%] 4 (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013)
Pro Career 1996-2016 (20 years) 2003-present
Finals MVP 2 (2009-2010) 4 (2012, 2013, 2016,2020)
High school Lower Merion HS, Lower Merion, Pennsylvania St. Vincent–St. Mary (Akron, Ohio)
Steals Per Game 1.5 1.5
All Stars 15 (1998, 2000-2013) [88.24%] 19 (2004-2023)
Career Points 33,643 38,652
Rebounds Per Game 5.3 7.5
Points Per Game 25.5 27.2
FG% 46.3% 50.5%
League NBA NBA
Position(s): SG/SF PG/SG/SF/PF
Nickname Black Mamba King James, LeGOAT, LeGM, LeBetterThanMJ
Assists Per Game 4.8 7.3
All-Star MVP 4 (2002, 2007, 2009, 2011) [26.67%] 3 (2006, 2008, 2018)
Career Rebounds 6,575 10,667
FT% 83.8% 73.5%
Assists 5,887 10,420
Career Defensive Rebounds 5,145 8,924
Salary $30.4 million (2013-14) $44.47 million (2022-2023)
Career 3 PT Made-Attempted- 3PT% 1,637 – 4,879 – 33.36% 1,934 – 5,596 – 34.6%
Career FG’S Made-Attempted-FG% 11,024 – 24,301 – 45.4% 14,152 – 28,044- 50.5%
Career Offensive Rebounds 1,430 1,666
Career Turnovers 3,719 4,948
Scoring Champion 2 (2006–2007) [11.76%] 1 (2008)
Career Personal Fouls 3,164 2,595
Olympics 2 Gold medals (2008, 2012) 2 Gold medals (2008, 2012)
All-NBA First Team 11 (2002, 2003, 2005–2013) 13 (2006, 2008–2018, 2020)
All-NBA Second Team 2 (2000, 2004) 3 (2005, 2007, 2021)
Rookie of the Year 0 1 (2004)
Marital status Married; 2 kids Married with 3 kids
Weight 205 lb (93 kg) 250 lb (113 kg)
All-Defensive Teams 12 (2000-2004, 2006-2012) [70.59%] 6 (2009-2014)
Jersey 8; 24 23, 6
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm) 6 ft 9 in (204 cm)

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