LeBron Raymone James Sr born on December 30, 1984, is an American renowned professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers team of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is widely considered among history’s most famous and top scorer players.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar born on April 16, 1947, is also an American former professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the NBA for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers. Throughout his splendent career led as a center and was a record six-time NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP), a record NBA All-Star 19 times, an All-NBA Team member 15 times, and an NBA All-Defensive Team 19 times, and more.
James has won a lot of awards in several categories, like four NBA Championships, MVP awards in NBA four times, NBA Finals MVP four times, and All-Stars MVP awards three times.
The progression of Lebron James has happened over the following years. He was voted for one of the starting leading forwards on the Eastern Conference All-Star team during his second season and third season, leading the Cavaliers to their first playoff berth in the following nine years.
In addition to his achievements in the NBA category, James was a member of the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team that won the bronze medal at the 2004 Games, gained the gold medal at the 2008 games, and achieved the gold at the 2012 Games. He also marketed a famous finished memoir named Shooting Stars in 2009.
On 25 January 2023, James scored 46 points in the Lakers 133-115 and, through the process, created history as the first player to achieve 40 points against every hyped team in the league. The 38-year-old player named Lebron ended the memorable night with a career-high nine three-pointers as recorded as the first player aged 35 or older or younger to make nine or more threes in a game.
7 Top Scorer players in National Basketball Association:
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Points-38,387)
2. LeBron James (38,210)
3. Karl Malone (36,928)
4. Kobe Bryant (33,643)
5. Michael Jordan (32,292)
6. Dirk Nowitzki (31,560)
7. Wilt Chamberlain (31,419)
When Will James Overtake the Scoring Record of Kareem?
The total score of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in the point table is 38,387, and he is recognized as the all-time point leader. In the meantime, James achieved 38,210 points as he pursued Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s highest record of 38,387. With his average of 30.2 points per game this season, James is forecasted to pass the record of the Kreem’s in six games’ time against the Indiana Pacers on February 2.
Here have a look at several schedules of LeBron James of the Lakers:
- Jan. 25 vs. San Antonio Spurs
- Jan. 28 at Boston Celtics
- Jan. 30 at Brooklyn Nets
- Jan. 31 at New York Knicks
- Feb. 2 at Indiana Pacers
- Feb. 4 at New Orleans Pelicans
- Feb. 7 vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
- Febr. 9 vs. Milwaukee Bucks
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