Saturday , September 25 2021

LeBron James defeated Chamberlain and is the fifth top scorer in the history of the NBA

LeBron James took another milestone in his brilliant career overcoming Wednesday night Wilt Chamberlain and become the fifth scorer in the NBA's history.

James won Chamberlain after 44 points Los Angeles in the home win with 126-117 on it Portland Trail Blazers.

The next record in James's show belongs to his childhood idol, Michael Jordanis, a player who admired so much that he uses the same number 23 as his former player Chicago Bulls.

James, 33, has 31,425 career points, 867 behind Jordan, a brand that should easily reach this season for the new Lakers star, averaging just 27 points per game during his career.

"Whenever my name is mentioned with some of the great men who played this sport, I will always remember my hometown and how far I got"James told reporters about Akron, Ohio, the city south of Cleveland, where he was born and raised.

James needed 39 points on Wednesday to beat Chamberlain and reached the mark four minutes of giving the free kick.

The front was selected as the most valuable NBA player four times and has three championship rings, two with the Miami Heat and one with the Cavaliers.

Then the list of top scorers in the history of the NBA:
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387 points
Karl Malone 36,928
Kobe Bryant 33.643
Michael Jordan 32.292
LeBron James 31,425
Wilt Chamberlain 31,419

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