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Michael Jordan vs Kobe Bryant Comparison

Michael Jordan vs Kobe Bryant Comparison

Head-to-head comparison of NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan and future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant that includes stats, championships won, and awards.  Go to our Player Comparison page to check out other comparisons.

Position and Height

Position

Kobe Bryant – Shooting Guard
Michael Jordan – Shooting Guard/Small Forward

Height

Kobe Bryant – 6’6″
Michael Jordan – 6’6″

Championships and Seasons Played

Seasons Played

Kobe Bryant –  19 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 15 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

NBA Championships

Kobe Bryant – 5 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 6 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

Playoff Appearances

Kobe Bryant – 15 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 13 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

 

Awards and Honors

Hall of Fame

Kobe Bryant – No (Still Playing)
Michael Jordan – Yes

Regular Season MVP

Kobe Bryant – 1 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 5 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

Finals MVP

Kobe Bryant – 2 ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 6 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

All NBA First Team

Kobe Bryant –  11 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 10 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

All-Star Games

Kobe Bryant – 17 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 14 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

Rookie of the Year

Kobe Bryant – 0
Michael Jordan – 1 ball_19

All NBA Teams

Kobe Bryant – 15 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 11 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

Defensive Player of the Year

Kobe Bryant – 0
Michael Jordan – 1 ball_19

All Defensive Team

Kobe Bryant – 12 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 9 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

NBA Scoring Leader

Kobe Bryant – 2 ball_19ball_19
Michael Jordan – 10 ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19ball_19

NBA Assist Leader

Kobe Bryant – 0
Michael Jordan – 0

NBA Steals Leader

Kobe Bryant – 0
Michael Jordan – 3 ball_19ball_19ball_19

Regular Season Career Stats

A basketball next to the player represents the winner of the comparison.  A basketball next to both players means a tie.

Points Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 25.4
Michael Jordan – 30.1 ball_19

Assists Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 4.8
Michael Jordan – 5.3 ball_19

Rebounds Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 5.3
Michael Jordan – 6.2 ball_19

Career Points

Kobe Bryant – 32,482 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 32,292

Career Assists

Kobe Bryant – 6,122 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 5,633

Career Rebounds

Kobe Bryant – 6,800 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 6,672

Career Steals

Kobe Bryant – 1,882
Michael Jordan – 2,514 ball_19

Career Blocks 

Kobe Bryant – 627
Michael Jordan – 893 ball_19

Career Games

Kobe Bryant – 1,280 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 1,072

Triple-Doubles

Kobe Bryant – 21
Michael Jordan – 28 ball_19

Career Field Goal Percentage

Kobe Bryant – .451
Michael Jordan – .497 ball_19

Career Free Throw Percentage

Kobe Bryant – .837 ball_19
Michael Jordan – .835

Career 3 Point Percentage 

Kobe Bryant – .334 ball_19
Michael Jordan – .327

Playoff Career Stats

Points Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 25.6
Michael Jordan – 33.4 ball_19

Assists Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 4.7
Michael Jordan – 5.7 ball_19

Rebounds Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 5.1
Michael Jordan – 6.4 ball_19

Steals Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 1.4
Michael Jordan – 2.1 ball_19

Career Playoff Points

Kobe Bryant – 5,640
Michael Jordan – 5,987 ball_19

Career Playoff Assists

Kobe Bryant – 1,040 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 1,022

Career Playoff Rebounds

Kobe Bryant – 1,119
Michael Jordan – 1,152 ball_19

Career Playoff Steals

Kobe Bryant – 310
Michael Jordan – 376 ball_19

Career Playoff Games

Kobe Bryant – 220 ball_19
Michael Jordan – 179

Career Playoff Field Goal Percentage

Kobe Bryant – .448
Michael Jordan – .487 ball_19

Career Playoff Free Throw Percentage

Kobe Bryant – .816
Michael Jordan – .828 ball_19

Career Playoff 3-Point Percentage

Kobe Bryant – .331
Michael Jordan – .332 ball_19

Best Regular Season

Points Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 35.4 (2006)
Michael Jordan – 37. 1 (1987) ball_19

Assists Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 6.3 (2014)
Michael Jordan – 8.0 (1989) ball_19

Rebounds Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 6.9 (2003)
Michael Jordan – 8.0 (1989) ball_19

Steals Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 2.2 (2003)
Michael Jordan – 3.2 (1989) ball_19

Blocks Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 1.0 (1999)
Michael Jordan – 1.6 (1988) ball_19

Best Playoffs

Points Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 32.8 (2007)
Michael Jordan – 43.7 (1986) ball_19

Assists Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 6.1 (2001)
Michael Jordan – 8.5 (1985) ball_19

Rebounds Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 7.3 (2001) ball_19
Michael Jordan – 7.9 (1997)

Steals Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 1.9 (2004)
Michael Jordan – 2.8 (1990) ball_19

Blocks Per Game

Kobe Bryant – 1.5 (2000)
Michael Jordan – 2.3 (1987) ball_19

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