Lakers’ LeBron James achieves crazy feat with 46 points vs. Clippers
LeBron James achieves crazy feat with 46-point game vs. Clippers originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
LeBron James made history on Tuesday night as he continued to chase down the NBA’s all-time scoring record.
James racked up 46 points, eight rebounds, seven assists, two steals and one block in the Los Angeles Lakers‘ 133-115 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers at Crypto.com Arena.
With the 46-point performance against the Clippers, James has now scored 40-plus in a game against all 30 NBA teams. He’s the first player in league history to achieve the wildly impressive feat.
James shot 16-for-29 from the field, 9-for-14 from 3-point range and 5-for-5 from the free-throw line. His nine 3s were a career high.
Since turning 38 years old on Dec. 30, James has averaged 36.1 points over 11 games. The torrid scoring stretch has included his first four 40-point games of the season.
With 38,210 career points, James is now 178 away from surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for first on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.