During the recent offseason, reports circulated that the Los Angeles superstar Lakers’ LeBron James, was considering retirement. The retirement of his close friend, Carmelo Anthony, from the NBA, and the Lakers’ elimination by the eventual champion Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference Finals had left James with mixed emotions.
Lakers’ LeBron James, the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, aims to extend the gap between himself and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. He achieved this milestone on February 7th of the current season during a match against the Oklahoma City Thunder. This record is just one of the many accolades that LeBron James has earned throughout his illustrious career as one of the most accomplished players to grace the basketball court.
Whether called upon to shoulder the offensive burden and score 40 points, he could deliver on any given night. However, his most remarkable asset was his playmaking ability and his talent for elevating the performance of his teammates. While some analysts may have criticized his decision-making under pressure, it was a reflection of Lakers’ LeBron James consistently making the correct choices and trusting his teammates.
Laker’s LeBron James boasts an average of 27 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists per game throughout his career—an impressive combination he has never achieved in a single game. What’s even more remarkable is that he has achieved the 25/5/5 stat line a staggering 19 times in his career.