There is no such thing as a dearth of achievements on LeBron’s resume. He’s now universally considered a high 3 participant of all time. The stats solely serve to make his case stronger.
James is the all-time playoff report holder for whole factors scored, one which he took from MJ in 2017.
He’s climbed fairly excessive up the rebounding and help charts, and will find yourself as no. 3 on the assists chart when all is claimed and accomplished. James’s excellence at placing monster numbers within the 3 fundamental stat classes serves up one other mind-boggling stat.
LeBron James has 6 of seven playoffs by a participant scoring 500 factors, 150 rebounds and 150 assists
A Twitter person did a sorted search on Basketball Reference at present and got here up with this stat.
There have solely ever been 7 situations of a participant compiling 500 factors, 150 rebounds and 150 assists in the identical playoff run. James alone accounts for six of these.
The one different participant on this checklist is Larry Chook and he achieved it as soon as in 1987.
There have been seven situations in NBA historical past the place a participant recorded a minimum of 500 factors, 150 rebounds, and 150 assists in a single postseason.
LeBron James is answerable for six of them (2007, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018, and 2020). Larry Chook has the opposite (1987).
— Justin Kubatko (@jkubatko)
Given the elevated tempo and variety of 3-pointers taken lately, it comes as little shock that James has put up these numbers.
The identical development will be noticed in rebounding by different perimeter gamers as nicely. Russell Westbrook did common a triple double for 3 straight seasons based mostly on this.
The Lakers are actually only one win away from reclaiming the NBA title for the primary time in 10 years.
Their rallying cry this yr has been ‘Do it for Kobe’, they usually’ve been utilizing the legend passing away as their motivation. They’re primed to pay the very best tribute doable to the Black Mamba now.