When will LeBron James break the NBA’s profession factors report?

When LeBron James handed
Karl Malone for second
on the NBA’s profession regular-season factors checklist, he set his sights firmly on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the
NBA’s present all-time main scorer.

Abdul-Jabbar has been atop the profession factors checklist since April 5, 1984 — eight months earlier than James was even born — when he broke the mark beforehand held by Wilt Chamberlain. Now James has that report inside attain, needing 864 factors to surpass Abdul-Jabbar’s profession whole of 38,387.

At his profession scoring common of 27.1 PPG, James would wish 32 video games to rack up that whole, placing him on observe to interrupt the report on Feb. 11 in opposition to the Golden State Warriors. After being dominated out for Wednesday’s recreation in opposition to the Raptors, James has missed seven video games this season, and if he continues to overlook video games on the similar price he did final season, the record-breaking recreation would come March 12 in opposition to the New York Knicks. Via 18 video games this season, James is averaging 25.7 PPG, leaving him barely behind his profession tempo.

We’ll have ongoing protection of LeBron’s quest, together with up to date game-by-game projections and full stats, all through the season.