Friday, 06 December, 2019

LeBron James Breaks Michael Jordan's Playoff Scoring Record

Vera Richards | 29 May, 2017, 03:52

LeBron James has broken so many records in this postseason, that it is hard to believe.

Boston Celtics players Al Horford, Avery Bradley, Jonas Jerebko and Kelly Olynyk look on during the second half of Thursday s season-ending loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals in Boston.

An unprecedented Finals trilogy was finally set, and still, James had no interest or energy to engage the topic. "I think I fell in love with the game because of Mike", James said of his No. 23 jersey.

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) - Celtics star Isaiah Thomas says it's too early to tell if he needs surgery on his right hip. So rather than add another scorer, Don Nelson figured Golden State might be better off getting a dominant man in the middle to shore up the defense in the 2007 National Basketball Association draft.

The Cavaliers ended the Celtics post-season - winning the game, 135-102. There was nearly too much historical context to dissect, and so James did what his instincts told him to do.

Jordan leads James in Most Valuable Player awards five to four and Jordan is fourth all-time in regular-season scoring with 32,292 points compared to James in seventh on 28,787. After torching the Celtics for 35, James now sits at 5,995 postseason career points. King James or Air Jordan? "I don't really have anything to say". That's the only thing I didn't do.

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A free concert will follow at 5 p.m.at the John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts at Southern Connecticut State University. Service members will then assemble at the Legion Hall on Bradley Street in Fryeburg by 12:30 p.m. for a 1 p.m. parade start.

When pressed, however, he acknowledged Jordan's massive influence and the significance of the milestone. I didn't go bald like Mike, but I'm getting there. "I'm a guy who always got happy and excited seeing my team successful, seeing my individual teammates be successful and that's how I felt in Game 4 with Kyrie [Irving] doing what he did". He's nearly like a God. It was 2010 and I was still in high school (sorry) lamenting if the Mavericks would ever put a good enough team around Dirk Nowitzki to win a championship while binging Mountain Dew and Taco Bell.

The Warriors were looking like a lottery team in March 2007 when Nelson was asked what he thought they should do if they got the No. 1 pick. "We're in the NBA Finals".

"It has nothing to do with passing him in rings, passing him in points, passing him in MVPs".

"He's been so special for us", said Love. "It was an fantastic time to see two great players who have Hall of Fame potential from the beginning".

That was LeBron James' same mindset Thursday night, not wanting to think about the Warriors yet. He's now third with 1,439. I even wore a wristband on my forearm. "But nobody's going to feel sorry for me". "Drawing two defenders and no matter if you win or lose, if you make the right play, it's OK". On top of all of that, President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge is a shrewd decision-maker who is well-aware of the task facing his team if they want to be mentioned with the likes of the Cavaliers and Warriors.

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