As James makes history, Jordan-LeBron debate revived

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2023 08:21:02 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – As LeBron James adds to his amazing legacy by becoming the NBA’s career scoring leader, the debate resumes over whether he or Michael Jordan is the NBA’s all-time greatest player. Los Angeles Lakers forward James, in his 20th NBA campaign at age 38, overtook fellow legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the all-time […]

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‘King James’ breaks Abdul-Jabbar’s all-time scoring mark

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2023 08:08:12 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – LeBron James finally eclipsed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the most prolific scorer in NBA history on Tuesday, Feb. 7, breaking a 39-year record that many throughout basketball believed would never be beaten. The Los Angeles Lakers star, playing in his 20th season in the NBA, passed Abdul-Jabbar’s longstanding total of 38,387 points […]

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Mitchell, Brooks ejected after brawl; LeBron nears target

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2023 07:05:31 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – LeBron James continued to close in on the NBA’s all-time scoring record as the Los Angeles Lakers pulled out a thrilling 112-111 victory over Indiana on Thursday. James, who entered the game needing 89 points to pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the league’s all-time leading scorer, put up 26 points. Lakers 112, […]

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Record-chasing LeBron sparks Lakers past Knicks in OT

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:56:36 +0000

NEW YORK (AFP) – LeBron James scored a 28-point triple-double as the Los Angeles Lakers dug deep to score a 129-123 overtime win against the New York Knicks on Tuesday. James is now just 89 points away from surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA’s all-time leading points scorer after another superb performance in his 20th […]

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LeBron, Lakers rally to stun Trail Blazers; Nets beat Warriors

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 06:43:53 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – LeBron James scored 20 of his 37 points in the second half as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 25-point halftime deficit to stun the Portland Trail Blazers, 121-112, on Sunday. The Lakers, who scored just 13 points to Portland’s 45 in the second quarter, roared back to become the […]

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Stars dazzle as Tatum drops 51, LeBron 48, Curry 41

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2023 09:48:49 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Jayson Tatum produced an electrifying 51-point display as the Boston Celtics marked the NBA’s Martin Luther King Day holiday schedule with a 130-118 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday. Two days after scoring 33 points against Charlotte on Saturday, Tatum once again took center stage with a commanding performance as […]

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LeBron James maintains lead in NBA All-Star voting

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2023 04:04:14 +0000

NEW YORK (AFP) – Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James remained the top vote-getter in the second round of fan balloting for the NBA All-Star Game released by the league on Thursday. James is on pace to join Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the only 19-time All-Stars in history when the midseason exhibition is held on February […]

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LeBron, Durant lead early NBA All-Star voting

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2023 03:39:56 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James, closing in on the top spot on the NBA’s all-time scoring list, leads the fan voting for the league’s All-Star Game in the first returns announced Thursday. Fifteen days after voting opened, James has collected 3,168,694 votes. Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant is the top […]

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Mitchell’s stunning 71 power Cavs past Bulls; LeBron shines again

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2023 08:46:15 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Cleveland’s Donovan Mitchell scored a stunning 71 points ˗ matching the eighth-most ever in an NBA game ˗ as the Cavaliers erased a 21-point deficit to beat the Chicago Bulls 145-134 in overtime on Monday. Mitchell’s performance was the highest single-game points total since Lakers great Kobe Bryant scored 81 against […]

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LeBron’s 47 points on 38th birthday spark Lakers past Hawks

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2022 04:44:04 +0000

WASHINGTON (AFP) – LeBron James celebrated his 38th birthday by scoring a season-high 47 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and adding nine assists to spark the Los Angeles Lakers to a 130-121 victory in Atlanta on Friday. It was his first 40-point effort of the season, the second achieved in a birthday contest and the 70th […]

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