“They said he came to act in movies” – LeBron James passes Lakers legend Magic Johnson after breaking SPECTACULAR 36-year-old record
LeBron James sets new milestone as Lakers head to Vegas for the semi finals NBA In-Season Tournament.
On Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Lakers faced the Phoenix Suns in a crucial matchup for a spot in the semifinals NBA In-Season Tournament. LeBron James, at 38 years old, showcased his enduring prowess, leading the Lakers to an impressive 106-103 victory. This performance further solidifies his legacy as one of the game’s greatest.
Concluding the game with 31 points, eight rebounds, 11 assists, and five steals, James engaged in a thrilling encounter with another basketball luminary, Kevin Durant. Durant, matching James with 31 points, also contributed 7 rebounds and four assists to the closely contested matchup.
In a historic feat, James secured his place in the record books, becoming the initial Lakers player since Magic Johnson in 1987 to achieve 30+ points, 10+ assists, 5+ rebounds, and 5+ steals in a single game. Additionally, he marked the first player, following the late Kobe Bryant in 2004, to record 20 points, 10 assists, and five steals in a remarkable performance.
Furthermore, he attained the distinction of being the oldest player in the NBA to register 30 points, 10 assists, and five steals. With aspirations for more remarkable feats, both individually and as a team player, he aims to contribute to the Lakers’ pursuit of victory in the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament.
Fans react to another LeBron James masterclass
Playing a pivotal role, LeBron James contributed significantly to guiding the Lakers to victory over the Phoenix Suns, securing a spot in the Semifinals of the NBA In-Season Tournament. In the process, he established new records, solidifying his place in the annals of basketball history as a true great.
Fans on social media, particularly on X (formerly called Twitter), eagerly expressed their excitement through a series of tweets following the game.
Maintaining season averages of 24.7 points, 7.6 rebounds, 6.6 assists, and an impressive 54.6% field goal percentage, the King continues to defy nature and showcase why he drew comparisons to the great Michael Jordan since emerging from Akron.
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