5 Records that LeBron James holds in NBA and 5 Records that he can break in 2021

LeBron James NBA record: LeBron James is without any doubt one of the greatest players of all time. He has had immense record-breaking career stats and achievements.

Let’s take a peek at the top 5 records that he holds.

1) 1st and only player to win the finals MVP with 3 different franchises

While we saw in the last season how LA Lakers set a seal on their 17th NBA title win, James made a record of holding MVP in the final season with an average of 25.3 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 10.2 assists. Previously he won the MVP award with 2 other teams that he played for i.e. Heat (2012- of 27.1 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 6.2 assists, 2013- 26.8 points, 8 rebounds, and 7.3 assists) and Cleveland (2016- 25.3 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 6.8 assists).

2) The only player to record at least 35,000 points, 9,000 rebounds, and 9,000 assists

Lebron is a mentor for all; he can win the games for the team along with marking his records. He has 35,367 points, 9,751 rebounds, and 9,696 assists. No player has at least 27,000 points, 8,000 rebounds, and 8,000 assists.

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3) 10 NBA Finals with 3 different teams

Lebron has made it to 10 NBA finals with 3 different teams. With Cleveland (5 times, 2006-07 & 2014-15 to 2017-18) Heat (4 times, 2010-11 to ’13-’14) Lakers (2019-20)

4) The only player to score 10 points or more in 1,000 consecutive games

Thinking of a single NBA game, one must think that scoring 10 points or more is not at all difficult, but holding a record of the same in 1000 consecutive games is a big achievement. Before James, it was Michael Jordan, who held the record of scoring 10 points or more in 866 straight games.

5) The only player to lead both teams in points, rebounds, assists, blocks, and steals in a playoff series

LeBron averaged 29.7 points, 11.3 rebounds, 8.9 assists, 2.3 blocks, and 2.6 steals per game in the 2016 NBA Finals where Cleveland played against the Warriors.

LeBron James NBA Record: List of top 5 records that he can break in 2021.

1) Top 5 in assists

Despite being 6’9 James is top passers not only in today’s league but ever. Currently, he ranks 8th in assist with 9,696 averages of 7.8 per game. The only active player that has more assists than him is Chris Paul (10,275). He needs 579 assists to take over Chris in no. 5th.

2) Top 10 in Steals

Averaging 1.1 steals per game this season, James (2,063 all-time) is set to run past Mookie (2,075) and Robertson (2,112) in the career steals category after 28 games. After striking them, the LA Lakers forward would approximately finish with 2,095 for his career and settle in the No. 11 or No. 10 positions on the all-time list by the end of the season.

3) No. 3 for free throw

James is the only active player in the top 5 with 7,582 free throws made and in the coming season. Meaning he is within striking distance of Oscar Robertson (7,694). If he shoots well he can surpass him and grab a spot at no. 3 this season for sure.

4) Top 5 in Minutes played

In the minutes played list, James is no.6 in the league’s history with 50055. James will pass Jason Kidd (50,111) and Kevin Garnett (50,418) for third place on the all-time list.

5) Top 10 in 3 Points field goals

James has assembled 1,979 3-pointers so far, which places him on the 13th rank in the list of 2 pointers. If he continues to make an average of 1.5 threes per game, he would move ahead of Nowitzki (1,982) and Jason (1,988) to break into the NBA‘s top ten for most 3-point field goals made.



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