How many points does LeBron James need to be the NBA’s all-time leading scorer?

Lebron James is with an overwhelming step in the nba and is getting closer to surpassing the mark of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as all-time leading scorer in the NBA.

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los angeles lakers they face the Indiana Pacers in Bankers Life Fieldhouseso it is a new opportunity for the ‘king’ James to shorten the gap that exists before the record of Abdul Jabbar.

These are the points you have earned Lebron James in the last 9 games:

  • 26 points | vs. Indiana Pacers (02/02/23)
  • 28 points | vs new york knicks (01/31/23)
  • 41 points | vs. boston celtics (01/28/23)
  • 20 points | vs. san antonio spurs (01/25/23)
  • 46 points | vs. Los Angeles Clippers (01/24/23)
  • 37 points | vs. Portland Trail Blazers (01/22/23)
  • 23 points | vs. Memphis Grizzlies (01/20/23)
  • 32 points | vs. Sacramento Kings (01/18/23)
  • 48 points | vs. Houston Rockets (01/16/23)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has held the record for most points in the NBA since April 5, 1984.

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When will LeBron break the NBA points record?

Prior to the game against the Indiana Pacers, James had accumulated 38,299 points; only 88 points to equal the mark of the 38,387 from Abdul-Jabbar (89 to top him).

  • During the game against the Pacers he got 26 points, the gap was shortened to 62 points to be able to equal the record (63 to surpass it).

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these are two possibles scenariostaking into account If you play all the games that are agreed for the Los Angeles Lakers:

  • If he maintains his average of 30.2 points this season, the King would need 2 games to break the record, so if we take a look at the calendar the agreed date for the milestone, it would be on February 7 in a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. If we take into account the average that he has maintained since he turned 38 (December 30), in which he has accumulated 34.8 points, it would also be 2 games.
  • Finally, If we take into account the average that he has maintained throughout his career of 27.2 points per game, he would need 3 games to achieve the feat, it would be during the game against the Milwaukee Bucks on February 9.

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