The Los Angeles Lakers may have lost to cross-town rivals the Clippers, but LeBron James has once again proven his greatness as he racks up record-breaking stats.
James had another those games against the Los Angeles Clippers. Ultimately, his side lost 133-115, but the 38-year-old gritted his teeth and scored relentlessly.
The final tally was 46 points, and in doing so, he became the first person to score 40 against all 30 NBA franchises, set a new personal record for three-pointers, and scored 45 points in a game. I tied Michael Jordan at the most.
As great as his performance was, there was an almost edgy element that opposing point guard Paul George labeled “scary,” a thirsty desire to win.
“I saw that look on Bronn,” said George. [and score] 46 o’clock tonight. It’s very impressive.to do it [for] 20 years, what stands out most is his longevity and availability in his game. ”
James made nine 3-point shots in an explosive first-half break to within 178 of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s all-time scoring record. His night was bittersweet, but he continues to prove he’s a legitimate force worthy of being mentioned in the All-Stars and playoffs conversations.
George said, “The league is his. [an] A great mentor and leader for many of us young people, he is a great person. It’s great that he’s the top scorer.”
Kawhi Leonard also paid tribute to both James’ skill length and endurance, saying that James was an “inspiration” for the next generation.
“in short, [James is] There is a unique talent here. “See for yourself how he is playing at this age,” Leonard said. , but still want to go out there and contribute to this effort,” Leonard said.
James and the Lakers will face the tanking San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night.