LeBron James is unos 3,020 points to reach Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at the top of the historical scorers statistic of the NBA. The legendary pvot withdrew with 38.387 and the eaves of the Lakers sum 35.367. The threat to the current record is real, but Jabbar feels nothing but pride in who can take it from him. In fact, it encourages you.
“If I happen to be excited. I don’t see the records as personal achievements, but more as human achievements. If a person can do something that has never been done, that means that we all have the opportunity to do it. It is a source of hope and inspiration. Roger Bannister it broke the mile record by going down four minutes in 1954. Since then, not only has it been broken numerous times in that time, but the new record is 17 seconds short. We all win when a record is broken and if LeBron breaks mine, I’ll be there to cheer him on, “Jabbar assured Marx Stein in an extraordinary sportsmanship lesson.
To achieve the milestone, LeBron will have to first beat Karl Malone, which is second in historical ranking with 36,928 points. Then he will go hunting for Jabbar, something that, if he maintains his career scoring averages, he could achieve in a season and a half, 1,964 points per course since he debuted in the NBA. If you meet those records, in January or February 2023 could have the record in his possession.
However, the Lakers forward is 36 years old and, although he retains a brutal physique, he has had some injuries in recent times. Taking on average the three seasons he has been with the Lakers, he scores 1,443 points per game, so it would take a little more than two full campaigns and the record would have to wait until the end of 2023. Be that as it may, Jabbar is willing to support LeBron in the ‘theft’ of his record.