Lets also assume he can maintain an average of 20 points per game. He has multiple mvp awards, both regular season and in the nba finals. When predicting james stats both for this season and beyond, ive based his numbers on 71 games played per season, as thats the average amount. In season 17, a 35yearold lebron james has elevated a different area of his game. In basketball, points are accumulated through free throws or field goals. Giannis antetokounmpo is still the mvp frontrunner over. Will lebron james overtake kareem abduljabbars record. All these numbers combined to see jordan average 30plus points per game in. Points per game leaders information about which players led the nba with more points per game in the 20072008 regular season, including leaders, average, totals. Mj is the goat over lebron, would average 50 points if he. Can lebron james become the nbas alltime leading scorer.
Dennis rodman doesnt understand why the goat debate is even a discussion, as he tabs michael jordan as the best to ever play in the nba, with lebron james and kobe bryant not far behind. If you know the answer to this question, please register to join our limited beta. What is lebron james average points per game answers. He also holds the rookie records for points per game when he averaged 37. Mvps, 30point games, season averages where lebron james trails michael jordan after points milestone. List of career achievements by lebron james wikipedia. James has been remarkably durable as an nba player, averaging 74. Single regular season per game average list with the stats for the top 50 players with the best single season points per game average in nba history. With james passing one scoring record after another, the big question is if he can become the nbas alltime leading scorer. Lets say lebron plays two more seasons after this one.
The athlete beat kobe bryants record in the first quarter of the cavaliers vs wizards game. Breaking down how lebron james can break kareems scoring. The national basketball associations nba scoring title is awarded to the player with the highest points per game average in a given season. Lebron james has averaged over 25 points in his career, but also seven boards, and seven assists. Will lebron james become the nbas alltime leading scorer. Lebron james, giannis antetokounmpo among 10 nba players putting up historic stats before coronavirus stoppage if the nba shortens or cancels. In lebrons final season with the heat, he ranked second in the league in field goals 767, third in points 2,089 and third in points per game despite attempting a.
Giannis is playing like the greatest regularseason player of. Lebron james becomes the youngest basketball player to hit. Lets say lebron james will play 20 of those 23 games. Lebron james scored 31 points wednesday in the lakers 11599 loss to the nuggets. Lebron james was one of only three rookies to average 20 points per game during the 200304 season. Thats good for 9th overall in the nbas alltime scoring list. Cleveland, ohio lebron james fans, block out early december 2022 on your calendar. However, father time might be the only opponent lebron fails to.
Its march 3, 2020, lebron james is at 33,971 points. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest basketball players in nba history, and discussions ranking him as the greatest basketball player of all time have often been subject to significant debate. Houston s james harden leads the league in scoring, averaging 36. Season points, career rebounds, active assists, yearly steals. How lebron james can break kareem abduljabbars iconic. You can bet on just that thanks to a series of prop bets available. Throughout his career, james almost unblemished injury record has allowed him to play an average of 74. That is the 34th highest scoring average for a single season in nba history. Lebron james and the bucks are just two of the biggest unresolved storylines left by the suspension of the 201920 nba season. The scoring title was originally determined by total points scored through the 196869 season, after which points per game was used to determine the leader instead. James would only be trailing kareem by 1,198 points. His highest scoring average came in his third season at 31. Michael jordan has won the most scoring titles, with ten.
When predicting james stats both for this season and beyond, ive based his numbers on 71 games played per season, as thats the average amount of time he. Thats our best guess for when james will surpass kareem abduljabbar as the nbas alltime leading scorer. Giannis antetokounmpo is still the mvp frontrunner over lebron james, and it isnt particularly close lebron is playing like an mvp. Thats been especially the case this season as he leads the nba in raw assists per game 10. Lebron james becomes the youngest basketball player to hit 29,000 career points.
List of national basketball association annual scoring leaders. Lebron james becomes seventh player to score 30,000 nba points. When predicting james stats both for this season and beyond, ive based his numbers on 71 games played per season, as. Only player in nba history to average at least 35 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists in an nba finals series.
Lebron james keeps moving up the nba alltime scoring list. Lebron james, the bucks and the biggest unresolved. Lebron james on the verge of even more career milestones. Lets break them down one by one and figure out where the value is. This lakers team was the worst squad lebron james has led, according to the numbers allstar forward lebron james, no. Our own jeff zillgitt crunched the numbers and found that if lebrons scoring average drops to 21. As the nba goes on a hiatus, lets take a look back at the best blocks from the. If lebron james keeps his points average this season, he. Lebron james earns recordtying 15th selection to allnba. How many points lebron james average this season answers. It would likely go down as a forgettable result in a season hed like. Lebron james totals for the nba season and playoffs, including points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks and other categories, year by year and career numbers. Lebron james career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the nba.
Kingjames king james, lbj, chosen one, bronbron, the little emperor, the akron hammer, ltrain. As of november 22, 2017, lebron james has a total of 29, 301 nba career points scored. Where lebron still trails jordan after points milestone. Lebron is right when he says he doesnt fit the definition of an elite scorer. His perseason average dropped to 1,967 points during his most recent stint in cleveland, though. Lebron james averages for the nba season and playoffs, including points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks and other categories, year by year and career numbers. Although james played in only 55 games this season because of injuries, his numbers across the board 27. Can lebron james break kareem abduljabbars scoring record. Lebron became the first player in nba history to average at least 25 points per game for 12 consecutive seasons a streak that remains active in 2020 despite playing the fewest minutes per game out of 11 seasons in a cleveland uniform. Based on that timeline, james would pass bryant in. This lakers team was the worst squad lebron james has led. Among active players, james harden has the highest point total 2,818 and the highest scoring average 36. Lebron james, giannis antetokounmpo among 10 nba players.857 316 1337 1149 68 43 1266 1005 542 397 1339 260 146 963 979 909 1516 494 759 724 85 571 538 1580 1282 1394 494 552 1378 839 666 1004 1410 203 407 704 292 674 60 363 315 216 1149 1270