LeBron James moves past Michael Jordan into fourth place on NBA scoring list

LeBron James has moved past Michael Jordan into fourth place on the NBAs career scoring list LeBron James moved past Michael Jordan into fourth place on the NBAs career scoring list when the Los Angeles Lakers star scored his 32,293rd point on a driving layup in the second quarter against the Denver Nuggets, getting fouled in the act. The achievement was particularly special to James, who grew up in Ohio idolising Jordan. James tweeted his excitement about the milestone shortly before the game: Cant even front. This is going to be UNREAL!! Wow man. James began the night needing 13 points to reach the mark. He now trails only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387 points), Karl Malone (36,928) and Kobe Bryant (33,643). …

The Lakers are a dumpster fire not even LeBron James can extinguish

The bad chemistry and bad fortune undoing the Lakers have wrought the unthinkable: an NBA playoffs without LeBron Its looking like LeBron James in the NBA playoffs isnt the forgone conclusion weve come to presume. On Monday, the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Clippers, 113-105, slumping to a ho-hum 30-34 record, six games adrift of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference with 18 games left in the regular season. Not only will James almost certainly fail to extend his preposterous streak of eight consecutive NBA finals appearances, its looking signed with Los Angeles during the offseason, it was hardly the obvious move from a basketball perspective. There were many other teams he could have joined …