The Lakers star scored 20 points in the win against the Spurs and inched closer to a historic record that seemed impossible to break.
Who was better: Messi or Maradona? Does Cristiano Ronaldo sit at the special table that Leo and Diego Pele share with Di Stefano and Cruyff? What to say about tennis: Federer, Nadal or Djokovic? And in Formula One? Is Hamilton on the level of giants like Schumacher, Senna or ahead of his time, Fangio?
There is always a debate to establish who is the best athlete in history at his specialty. And now, with the stunning performance of stainless lebron james In the NBA, a new question opens: Who is the best basketball player of all time? Will King James come to usurp the throne that was always believed to belong to Michael Jordan?
Los Angeles Lakers they beat San Antonio Spurs 113-104 this Wednesday and LeBron shined with 20 points, 11 assists and 9 rebounds, just shy of ending the night with a triple double.
,as well, He reached 38,230 points in the regular season and barely needs 158 to surpass the record set by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. established in 1984 when it reached Wilt Chamberlain, Other names that could be included in the basketball GOAT debate. For many, it is the record of records that is most important, and it is about to fall.
“Knowing that I’m going to break a record that people said could never be broken, that’s fantastic for me.” said on media day lakers before the start of the season. In January 2020, he left behind another legend, Kobe Bryant, In March 2022, he was left behind in third place. karl malone And now this goes for everything. When could he break the record of records and dethrone Abdul Jabbar?
His scoring average this season is 29.9 points per game, which suggests he will need between six and seven games to break that historic mark for what could be Saturday. February 4, as a visitor, against the New Orleans Pelicans. it?
Or save yourself to create history after four days, in front of your people, at the first crossroads oklahoma city thunders, The truth is, sooner rather than later, that record will fall and LeBron will have a new argument to claim the label of “best basketball player in history.”
lebron james, 38 year old baby
As mentioned, the average points per game in the current NBA season is 29.9, surpassing the 27.2 of his entire career at the top level of American basketball. in short, to At the age of 38, he has a higher scoring record than in all previous years., including his great time in the Miami Heat (two-time champions 2012-2013). shocking
And if their number is taken in 2023, then the bar is even higher. He scored more than 30 points in 7 out of 10 games he played this year and his PPP is 35.1. “It’s amazing to watch him. It’s his 20th season and what he’s doing, scoring 30, 40 points almost every night. He’s unbelievable.” Told luka doncic, Dallas Mavericks Star.
Lebron James Games in 2023:
- 20 Points Vs. San Antonio Spurs (1/25)
- 46 points vs. Los Angeles Clippers (1/24)
- 37 points. vs Portland Trail Blazers (22/1)
- 23 points. vs Memphis Grizzlies (20/1)
- 32 points. vs Sacramento Kings (18/1)
- 48 points. vs Houston Rockets (16/1)
- 35 marks. vs Philadelphia 76ers (15/1)
- 25 marks. vs. Dallas Mavericks (13/1)
- 37 points. vs. Sacramento Kings (8/1)
- 25 marks. vs. Atlanta Hawks (7/1)
- 43 points. vs. Charlotte Hornets (2/1)
(He missed just two games this year.)
Even if he lowers his record in the next few games, February is going to be the month in which Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds records. Here, next match they will face lakers In that stretch of the season.
- 28/1 vs Boston Celtics
- 30/1 vs Brooklyn Nets
- 31/1 vs New York Knicks
- 2/2 vs Indiana Pacers
- 4/2 vs New Orleans Pelicans
- 7/2 vs Oklahoma City Thunders
- 9/2 vs Maliwaukee Bucks
- 11/2 vs Golden State Warriors