‘King’ LeBron James (38, LA Lakers) set another record in the NBA (US professional basketball).
James played an active part with 46 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists and 2 steals against the LA Clippers in the 2022-2023 regular season home game held at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California, USA on the 25th. James became the first NBA player to score 40 or more points against all 30 teams at least once. Previously, James was the only one against the Clippers to score more than 40 points.
Prior to James, the ‘legend’ Kobe Bryant also scored 40 or more points against 29 clubs during his active career. However, since Bryant only played for one Lakers team from his debut until his retirement, he never had a chance against the Lakers.
James made 9 of 14 3-pointers on the day, which was his record for most 3-pointers in a game. It was also the third time James had scored 45 or more points in a game since turning 38.
However, despite James’ strong performance, the Lakers lost 115-133 to the Clippers. The Lakers have lost all of their last 10 games against the Clippers.
The Clippers, who defeated their LA rivals, won 3 straight wins and rose to 5th place in the Western Conference (26-24). The Clippers’ Paul George had 27 points and nine rebounds, Kawhi Leonard had 25 points and nine rebounds, and Norman Powell had 22 points. 바카라 On the other hand, the Lakers, who failed to win three games in a row, fell one notch to 13th in the West (22-26).
The Denver Nuggets defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 99-98 with the triple-double (25 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists) of Nicola Jokic, who returned from a hamstring injury. Denver maintained its lead in the West (34-14), and New Orleans, who had lost 5 in a row, was 4th in the West (26-22).