LeBron James reached yet another milestone in his quest to becoming one of the greatest basketball players of all time. The 33-year-old from Akron, Ohio scored 44 points on Wednesday to pass NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain in the NBA’s all-time scorer list. The self-proclaimed “Chosen One” scored 31,425 points in regular season games during his career so far, making him the fifth highest scorer of all time and the highest-ranked player that is still shooting hoops.
The next legend for James to pass is a big one, as it is the one player that, in the eyes of many, stands in his way of being considered the greatest player to ever play the game: Michael Jordan. “His Airness” scored 32,292 points in his illustrious career, putting him in striking distance of “King James”, who will certainly surpass MJ unless his career is cut short by an injury or sudden retirement.
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