Will LeBron Pass Kareem?

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LeBron James scored 44 points in the Lakers’ 126-117 over the Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.

In doing so, he passed Wilt Chamberlain for No.

5 on the NBA’s all-time leading scorer’s list.

How many points does LeBron James need to pass Kareem?

What will it take for James to become the all-time leader? Short answer: He needs to average 21.6 points in 70 games per season from 2018-19 through 2022-23 when he’s 38 years old. Follow USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt on Twitter.

Will LeBron pass Wilt?

Lakers’ LeBron James passes WIlt Chamberlain for fifth place on NBA all-time scoring list. James took over fifth place on the list with 31,425 career points while scoring a season-high 44 and leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 126-117 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.

How many points does LeBron score a year?

Scoring leaders

RankPlayerTotal points
1Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*38,387
2Karl Malone*36,928
3Kobe Bryant §33,643
4LeBron James^32,543

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Can LeBron break all time scoring record?

Kareem’s record sits at 38,387. LeBron currently has 32,543. This makes LeBron 5,845 points away from breaking the record. Assuming LeBron plays all 82 games next season, and stays consistent with his average 27 points per game, he’ll score 2,214 points next season.

Will LeBron become the greatest scorer of all time?

LeBron James is currently the fourth-leading scorer in NBA history, 251 points ahead of Michael Jordan, who holds the No. 5 spot with 32,292. The top three point scorers of all time are Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone and Kobe Bryant, respectively.

Who is the number 1 scorer in NBA history?

1. Wilt Chamberlain. The greatest scorer in the history of basketball is Wilt Chamberlain.

Will Kevin Durant be better than LeBron James?

LeBron James is heralded as one of the best passers in the NBA. James’ court vision is unmatched. He is able to get his teammates involved in the game far better than Kevin Durant. Just for stats’ sake, James averaged seven assists per contest, while Durant averaged three.

Has LeBron James scored over 60 points?

Indeed, Thompson joins Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony and Cavaliers forward LeBron James as the only active players to score 60 in a game, and he is now just the 23rd player in the NBA’s 70-year history to do so.

When did LeBron pass Wilt?

LeBron James has become the fifth highest points scorer in NBA history, passing Wilt Chamberlain, as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Portland Trailblazers 126-117. The 33-year-old beat Chamberlain’s record of 31,419 points with a free throw late in the fourth quarter.

What age did Michael Jordan retire?

age 33

How many minutes does LeBron play per game?

View on stats.nba.com. Player News. Totals. Per 36 Minutes.

What NBA records does LeBron James hold?

In the 2014-15 season, James put on the best scoring show of his NBA life, pouring in 61 points to set a Miami Heat record in a 124-107 win against the Charlotte Bobcats. James made 22 of 33 shots from the field, including his first eight 3-point attempts.

How many records has LeBron James Broken of Michael Jordan?

LeBron James has broken Michael Jordan’s all-time NBA record of scoring at least 10 points in consecutive games after achieving the feat in his 867th successive fixture. The three-time NBA champion, 33, broke the record with a dunk in the first quarter of Cleveland’s 107-102 win over the New Orleans Pelicans.

What NBA player has the most 40 point games?

From Feb. 6-23, 2003, Kobe scored at least 40 points in nine consecutive games, which tied Michael Jordan for the fourth-longest such streak in NBA history. Only the great Wilt Chamberlain ever put together more 40-point games in a row than Kobe or Michael.

What is the NBA all time scoring list?

NBA all-time scoring leaders – total number of points scored** (as of September 5, 2019)

NBA playerNumber of points scored
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar38,387
Karl Malone36,928
Kobe Bryant33,643
LeBron James*32,543

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