46 factors from LeBron James weren’t sufficient for the Los Angeles Lakers to get a win as they fell to the Los Angeles Clippers 133-115 yesterday. However as LeBron continues to chase Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s scoring document, he made extra NBA historical past within the loss.
In line with Tom Haberstroh, LeBron James grew to become the primary participant in NBA historical past to attain 40 factors in opposition to all 30 NBA groups his efficiency yesterday. What’s equally wild is that there are solely seven groups that he hasn’t dropped 40 on no less than twice.
LeBron managed to beat James Harden to that specific achievement. Harden has scored 40 on 29 of 30 groups with the Houston Rockets being the one workforce left on his guidelines.
Kevin Durant can match the feat with performances in opposition to the Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets and Cleveland Cavaliers. Steph Curry and Russell Westbrook each have 5 extra groups to attain 40 on earlier than they will match the feat.
LeBron James is now solely 177 factors behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the NBA’s all-time scoring listing. If he maintains his present common of 30.2 factors per sport, he’ll break the document inside 5 – 6 video games.
The dangerous information for Lakers followers is that 5 of their subsequent six video games might be on the street. So until LeBron has just a few dangerous video games or decides to relaxation up, chances are high they will should go to Indiana or New Orleans to see him make historical past.
What number of extra information will LeBron James break earlier than his unimaginable profession concludes?