Sports: LeBron James becomes 5th all-time scorer in NBA history

LeBron James is already breaking records at the Lakers this time overtaking Wilt Chamberlain on the scoring list.

LeBron James became the fifth all-time highest scorer in NBA History as he helped the Los Angeles Lakers to a 126-117 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA on Thursday, November 15.

Lebron sets record

LeBron James recorded 44 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists as the Lakers recorded their fourth straight victory against the Trail Blazers.

The Lakers showed signs of improvement as they brushed aside the Trail Blazers avenging their opening day defeat for the second time this season.

By scoring 44 points Lebron moved ahead of Wilt Chamberlain in the list of top scorers and now has 31,428 compared to the legend’s 31, 419.

Lebron now moves closer to rival Michael Jordan who is usually described as the greatest ever to play the game, but still far behind Lakers legends Kobe Bryant, Kareem Abdul Jabbar and also Karl Malone.

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