The night of February 18, 2021 became historic for the National Basketball Association (NBA), after power forward LeBron James became the third player in history to reach 35,000 points, falling behind from legends like Karl Malone and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
With his 32 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 98-109 loss to Brooklyn Nets, the King reached 35,017 touchdowns, and after achieving this milestone in his career, he was grateful and gratified by those who helped him. on your way to reaching this mark.
“I am very honored and very grateful to be a part of such a great league; It is a privilege to do what I love to do and that is to play basketball, to continue to inspire the youth and to connect with some of the greats who have never played this game, “said LeBron.
LeBron excited after reaching 35 thousand points in NBA
Another fact to consider is that during each season in his 18-year career, the Akron, Ohio-born, has scored at least 1,500 points and has surpassed 2,000 points in a season 10 times; after the game, the power forward found it a privilege to share the podium with legends like the Postman and Sky Hook.
“Being with some of the players who made this sport great is an honor; I always want to go out and play the game the right way, inspire my teammates, inspire the people who look at me and try to be as good as I can be every night and not put a limit on my ability, “LeBron said. (GG) (Bolavip)