One of the NBA’s best players, ‘King’ LeBron James (38, LA Lakers), left 158 points behind legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s career scoring record. Foreign media predicted that LeBron James’ record would be broken in the next six games.
LeBron James recorded 20 points, 9 rebounds and 10 assists in a match against the LA Lakers-San Antonio Spurs in the NBA 2022-23 season held at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California on the 26th (hereinafter Korean time). LeBron James, who added 20 points in this game, reached 38,230 points in his career. It left 157 points behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s 38,387 points.
Lebron James, who broke through 38,000 points on the 16th, is chasing after Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with good performance in every game. If he puts up 158 points, LeBron James will break his all-time record for the first time in about 40 years. In addition to LeBron James’ consistent play, the Los Angeles Lakers won 113-104 that day.
Even at the age of 38, LeBron James is building an all-time career with performances that forgot his age. In the 2022-23 season, LeBron James averaged 30.2 points. He is averaging 6.9 assists and shooting 30.7 percent from the 3-point line. 스포츠토토
In response, foreign media such as the New York Times shed light on LeBron James’ pace and announced, “It is highly likely that he will break the record within the next six games.” LeBron James increased his scoring pace in January to 35 points from his average of 28.5 points over the past three months as he came closer to leading the league in scoring. The LA Lakers, which LeBron James belongs to, will meet the Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Pelicans, and Oklahoma City Thunder in order from the 29th.
Meanwhile, LeBron James also set another record in NBA history on the 25th. LeBron James scored 46 points against the Los Angeles Clippers. As a result, it became the first NBA record to score 40 points or more at least once against all 30 teams in the NBA.