LeBron James unlocks new milestone in 1216 games, breaks Kobe Bryant record to become the youngest 33,000 Point.
On November 28, Singapore time, Lakers away game Pelicans. Lebron James, who is about to turn 35, ushered in another milestone. He personally broke the 33,000 points mark in the game, becoming the fourth player in NBA history to unlock this achievement. Previously, Kobe Bryant, Karl Malone and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar were the other three players with at least 33,000 points.
On this day, LeBron James was 34 years old and 333 days, so he also became the youngest 33,000-pointer, setting a new record for Kobe Bryant. When Kobe Bryant scored 33,000 points, the age was 37 years and 137 days.
In the fourth quarter of the game, LeBron James used a jumper to score the 22nd point in the field, thus making his regular game career officially reach 33,000 points.
Kobe Bryant scored 33,743 points in his career. He unlocked the 33,000-point milestone in the last season of his career. On January 7, 2016, Kobe Bryant turned and hit the board in the first game against the Kings, and scored his own 33,000 points. That game was Bryant’s 1310th game of his career.
Karl Malone scored a total of 36928 points in his career. He unlocked 33,000 points in the 17th season of his career. On November 4, 2001, Karl Malone scored his 33,000 points in the first game against the Lakers. When playing that game, Karl Malone was 38 years old and 103 days, which was his 1277th game in his career.
“Skyhook” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played a total of 38387 points in his career. He unlocked a breakthrough of 33,000 points in his 16th season. On March 16, 1985, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scored his own 33,000 points in the battle against the Clippers. When playing that game, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was 37 years old and 334 days, which was the 1237th game of his career.
As a result, LeBron James is not only the youngest 33,000 points in history, but the minimum number of people to reach this step. According to LeBron James current scoring efficiency, he will surpass Kobe Bryant this season and rise to third place in the historical scoring list. Many American media believe that with LeBron James physical condition, he is expected to eventually surpass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar before retiring and become the number one NBA scoring leader.