LeBron James

Another record for the King: LeBron James is the first to score more than 40 points for all NBA teams

The Los Angeles Lakers star scored 46 points in the game against the Los Angeles Clippers and finally completed the mark that no other player in the league aspired to meet.

LeBron James does not cease to amaze this NBA season, because despite having turned 38, he is in the best moment of his career and breaking a large number of records that make him unquestionably one of the best. players in the entire history of the best basketball in the world.

What happens is that ‘The King’ became the first player in the entire history of the league to score more than 40 points for each of the 30 teams belonging to the NBA. The feat was performed by the Lakers star against the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, but it was not confirmed by league analysts until Wednesday.

James established himself as the main figure of the match after scoring 46 points, with 9 triples, 8 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals and a block; the Clippers was the only team that needed to score more than 40 points and thus establish the record.

In this way, LeBron surpasses Kobe Bryant and James Harden as the other two players who have scored 40 points against 29 NBA teams. The Philadelphia 76ers star would only need to score 40 points against his former Houston Rockets to match James’ feat.

It’s important to remember that LeBron James is also on the hunt for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s 38,387 points to become the NBA’s all-time leading scorer. The Lakers forward currently has 38,229 points after the game against the Clippers, only 158 points shy of the mark.

Here are the points achieved against the other 30 teams:

  • 61 vs. Bobcats/Hornets.
  • 57 against the Wizards.
  • 56 against the Warriors.
  • 56 against the Raptors.
  • 55 against the Bucks.
  • 52 against the Knicks.
  • 51 vs. Heat.
  • 51 against Magic.
  • 51 vs. Kings.
  • 51 against the Grizzlies.
  • 51 against Jazz.
  • 48 vs. Rockets
  • 48 vs. Hawks.
  • 47 vs. Pacers.
  • 46 vs. Cavs.
  • 46 vs. Suns.
  • 46 against the Mavericks.
  • 46 against the Lakers.
  • 46 against the Clippers.
  • 45 against Timberwolves.
  • 44 against the Thunder.
  • 44 against the Blazers.
  • 44 against 76ers.
  • 44 vs. Hornets/Pelicans.
  • 44 against Spurs.
  • 43 against the Celtics.
  • 43 against the Nuggets.
  • 42 vs. Nets.
  • 41 vs. Bulls.
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