LeBron James has a chance to pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s all-time scoring record this season. The four-time NBA champion is about to have another spectacular season and this achievement will be the best accomplishment in his career.
What did LeBron say about this?
“It’s a huge thing, I believe,” the four-time NBA champion told The Times. “I think it’s one of the most sought-after records in sports. And me personally, I’ve never even like set a goal of doing it. It makes zero sense to me. But it’s something that’s bigger, and bigger than people think.”
LeBron has scored 37,062 points and needs 1,325 to pass great Kareem. The king of basketball can accomplish this in 49 games. Of course, his scoring average has to hit 27.0.
LeBron James will soon be the all-time scoring leader
King James is an 18-time All-Star. He is second in league history in points, seventh in assists, 11th in steals, fifth in triple-doubles, second in player efficiency rating, and fifth in points per game. There’s more. He is the only NBA star to rank top-10 all-time in points and assists.
Giannis Antetokounmpo believes that LeBron is the best player to ever play the game. According to him, LeBron is more than a skilled player. He is consistent and this consistency makes him the GOAT.
“It takes more than skills to be great,” Antetokounmpo told SirusXM NBA Radio. “That’s what people don’t understand. You can be the most skillful person on Earth, still don’t make the NBA. The NBA is not about skills. It takes way more to be. Consistency. LeBron James, 20 years in the league. When you think about LeBron, you think about consistency. He’s been great for 20 years.”
LeBron has career averages of 27.1 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 7.4 assists. He made several stops in the NBA and played for three teams, including the Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, and Lakers.
The Lakers trusted LeBron and gave him the leadership spot. He is a true leader and yes, he is doing his best to help his teammates become better players.