Lebron vs Curry: How many times have they played against each other and what is the record?
History suggests the next postseason game between James and Curry will be a classic. Let’s take a look at the record of the two beforehand.
The Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers are about to face off in one of the NBA’s most highly anticipated second-round series, headlined by the two stars: LeBron James and Stephen Curry.
Both players, who are considered two of the greatest basketball players of all time, will battle for a spot in the Western Conference Finals. The Lakers and Warriors defeated the No. 2 seed Grizzlies and No. 3 seed Kings in the first round.
King James led the Lakers over the Grizzlies in six games with averages of 22.2 points, 11.2 rebounds, and 5.2 assists, while Curry posted 33.7 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 4.9 assists against the Kings in the seven-game series.
The Chef posted a record-breaking 50 points in Game 7, doing what he does: magic.
Now, this exciting playoff series will add yet another chapter in the legacies of both stars as they each strive to make history again.
Let’s take a look at the stats of Curry and James, the games they played against each other in their career, and more:
James vs. Curry
James and Curry have faced off 43 times overall; 20 games in the regular season, 22 in the playoffs, and one game in the play-in tournament.
While Curry holds a 15-7 edge in the postseason, the regular season series is even at 10-10. James and the Lakers won the play-in game over Curry and the Warriors, with the King scoring a huge three-pointer to leave his thumbprint on the court.
Both Curry and James have four NBA championship titles each. The Warriors guard has only one Finals MVP award, while the King has collected that honor four times. James also has four regular season MVP awards, while Curry has two.
Here is a look at James and Curry stats from their playoffs battles:
|Lebron James||Stephen Curry|
|Points per game||33.0||25.4|
|Rebounds per game||11.5||5.9|
|Assists per game||9.3||6.3|
|Steals per game||1.7||1.5|
|Blocks per game||1.3||0.4|
|Turnovers per game||4.2||4.0|
|Field goal percentage||48.1||42.2|
|Free throw percentage||71.9||91.6|
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