LeBron James Inches Closer To NBA Scoring Record, But Lakers Fall To Clippers

Photo: Instagram/Lebron James 

In a recent NBA game, the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Los Angeles Clippers with a score of 133-115.

Despite the loss, LeBron James made progress towards the NBA's all-time scoring record by scoring 46 points, bringing him 178 points away from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's record of 38,387.

James also became the first player to have had a 40-point game against every NBA franchise.

Photo: Instagram/Lebron James

Lakers coach Darvin Ham praised James for his performance, saying "He's playing at an unbelievable level right now.

It's amazing to be able to watch." However, Ham also acknowledged that the team needs to improve in other areas to win games.

Paul George of the Clippers had a top score of 27 points, leading the team to their 10th consecutive victory over the Lakers.

The win moved the Clippers to fifth in the Western Conference, while the Lakers are currently in 13th place.

In other news, Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets scored the winning basket with 16 seconds remaining, leading his team to a 99-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.

Jokic, who recently returned from a hamstring injury, had a total of 25 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists. This win secured the Nuggets their 10th victory in 11 matches.

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Source: BBC Sports


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