LeBron James the New 10th Placer on NBA Career List: Find Out Who are the Players Also on the List
LeBron James moves into the NBA top 10 all-time scorers with 25 points for the Cleveland Cavaliers' victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. The game was held last Saturday with the final score of 102-101.
Cleveland Cavaliers' MVP, LeBron James passed the Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon on the top 10 places of the NBA All-time scorer list. Olajuwon ends his career with 26,946 points and James currently has 26,970 points.
To get into the top 10 all-time scoring list, LeBron James took 993 career games. James is currently on his 14th season in the league. To move up on the list, he will have to surpass players on his top. Elvin Hayes, Moses Malone and Shaquille O'Neal- those three athletes are on the 9th to 7th place of the list. James is still active in the NBA and could possibly overpass the three players in this season alone, based on his performances.
The NBA All-time Score list is currently led by Kareem Abdul Jabbar with his 38,387 points. On the second spot is taken by Karl Malone with 36,928 points. Kobe Bryant, who recently retired is on the third spot with 33,643 points, higher than Michael Jordan's 32,292 points, who is holding the 4th spot.
Other names on the list are; Wilt Chamberlain with 31,419 points, Dirk Nowitzki with 29.527 points, Shaquille O'Neal with 28,596 points, Moses Malone with 27,409 points, Elvin Hayes with 27,313 points and the newest name on the list, LeBron James with 26,964 points. James and Nowitzki are the only active players on the list and can still bring their rankings up.
LeBron James is a multi-awarded NBA athlete, winning three NBA championships, and many other great awards like NBA's Most Valuable Player and NBA Finals MVP. His NBA career started when he was selected in the 2003 NBA draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
In his career, the LeBron James main goal is to catch up with the legacy of Michael Jordan's 32,928 points. Jordans points to James current standing is very far to quest, but for James who scored 1,920 last season, he believes he could achieve this goal.