LeBron James Has 20 Consecutive Seasons Averaging 25+ PPG, the Most in NBA History

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has averaged at least 25 points per game in 20 consecutive seasons of his 21-year playing career, the most in NBA history. Michael Jordan recorded 12 such seasons across his 15-year career. Wilt Chamberlain retired with eight such seasons in his 14-year career as well. However, based on a […]

James Foglio  •  13 Apr 2024
How The Lakers Turned Themselves Into An Elite Offense

Key Highlights Since making Rui Hachimura a full-time starter on Feb. 3, the Los Angeles Lakers are 20-10 with the NBA’s third-ranked offense Over that span, Hachimura is averaging 16.2 points on 65.9 percent true shooting (.574/.444/.698 split) When Hachimura shares the floor with LeBron James and Anthony Davis, Los Angeles has a plus-6.5 net […]

Jackson Frank  •  11 Apr 2024
NBA Western Conference Clinch Scenarios For Tuesday, April 9

Four NBA teams in the Western Conference can secure either a playoff or play-in spot on Tuesday, April 9. The Dallas Mavericks (48-30) will clinch a playoff spot with a win and a loss by either the Phoenix Suns (46-32) or New Orleans Pelicans (46-32). Dallas will win the Southwest Division title with a win […]

James Foglio  •  09 Apr 2024
Bronny James Declares For 2024 NBA Draft, Enters NCAA Transfer Portal

USC freshman guard Bronny James, the eldest son of Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James, will enter the 2024 NBA Draft while maintaining his college eligibility and will also enter the NCAA transfer portal, he announced Friday on Instagram. James was sidelined for five months after suffering cardiac arrest in July due to a congenital […]

James Foglio  •  05 Apr 2024
Jerry West Elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for Record Third Time

Jerry West will be entering the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for a record third time, and his latest NBA election is for his work as a contributor to the game, according to sources. West, 85, is the only individual to be inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame in three distinct roles. The […]

James Foglio  •  03 Apr 2024
Lakers’ LeBron James is 49 Missed Shots Away From Most in NBA History

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is 49 missed shots shy from owning the NBA record for most missed shots in league history. Kobe Bryant currently owns the all-time record with 14,481 misses. James, 39, has 14,433 missed shots in 1,486 games across his 21-year playing career. Bryant set the mark in 1,346 games of […]

James Foglio  •  02 Apr 2024
LeBron James joins Michael Jordan as only NBA players with multiple 40-point games after turning 39

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James joined Michael Jordan as the only NBA players with multiple games of 40 points or more after turning 39, in Sunday’s 116-104 win over the Brooklyn Nets. James has done so twice now at age 39 in his 21st season. Jordan, who played until he was 40, did it […]

James Foglio  •  01 Apr 2024
Lakers’ Rui Hachimura Records 103.6% Effective FG Percentage, 6th Highest in NBA History

Los Angeles Lakers forward Rui Hachimura posted an effective field goal percentage of 103.6%, the sixth highest in NBA history in a 30-point, 10-rebound game, in Wednesday night’s 136-124 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. Hachimura, 26, ended his outing with 32 points, 10 rebounds, one assist, and two blocks in 35 minutes of action. He […]

James Foglio  •  28 Mar 2024
Austin Reaves joins LeBron James as only Lakers with this record in the 21st century

Austin Reaves joined LeBron James as the only Los Angeles Lakers players to record at least 29 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 assists with under two turnovers in the 21st century, during Monday night’s 128-124 double-overtime win against the Milwaukee Bucks. Reaves, 25, amassed 29 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists, two blocks, and one turnover […]

James Foglio  •  27 Mar 2024