‘King’ James, the first player in NBA history to score 40,000 points in the regular season

James (No. 23) scored 40,000 points

LeBron James (USA), the ‘King’ of the National Basketball Association (NBA), became the first player in history to reach the milestone of scoring 40,000 points in the regular season.

James, a member of the LA Lakers, scored 9 points until the beginning of the second quarter in a home game against the Denver Nuggets in the 2023-2024 NBA regular season held at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California, USA on the 3rd (Korean time), becoming the first player in NBA history to reach 40,000 points in the regular league. The score was surpassed.

James, who had scored 39,991 points before this game and was 9 points away from exceeding 40,000 points, scored a layup in 1 minute and 21 seconds in the second quarter to reach 40,000 points.

In this day’s game, James scored 26 points and 9 assists, increasing his regular season total to 40,017 points, but the team lost to Denver 114-124.

James surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s record of 38,387 regular season points during last season, and reached the 40,000 point mark this year.

In the NBA, which was launched in 1946, only seven players, including James and Abdul-Jabbar, have scored over 30,000 points.Of these, James is the only active player.

James entering before the start of the game

James, who was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers as the first overall pick in the 2003 rookie draft, is showing off his age by averaging 25.3 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 7.9 assists this season.

Born in 1984, he is the oldest player in the league, and his son Bronny, born in 2004, is expected to enter the NBA soon, so there is a possibility that there will be a scene where father and son stand on the court together.

After joining Cleveland, James went through Miami Heat (2010), Cleveland (2014), and has been with the LA Lakers since 2018.

He scored his NBA regular season debut with a mid-range shot in a game against the Sacramento Kings in October 2003, and became the youngest player to surpass 10,000 points (23 years, 59 days) in February 2008.

Previously, the youngest person to score 10,000 points was Kobe Bryant at 24 years and 193 days.

The 20,000 points mark was surpassed in a game against the Golden State Warriors in January 2013, and the 30,000 points was achieved in a game against the San Antonio Spurs in January 2018.

James is the youngest record holder for both 20,000 and 30,000 points.All previous records were held by Bryant.

He achieved his first points, 10,000 points, and 30,000 points while in Cleveland, and he scored 20,000 points while wearing a Miami uniform.

James also scored 40,000 points that day, becoming the first player in the league to achieve all 40,000 points, 10,000 assists, and 10,000 rebounds.James is also the only player to score 10,000 points, 10,000 assists, and 10,000 rebounds. 일본야동

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