American basketball player LeBron James jumped to second on the NBA’s all-time scoring list when he passed Karl Malone.
Updated at 8:05 O SUMÁRE
However, his 38 points and 10 rebounds were not enough for the Los Angeles Lakers, who lost 119:127 to Washington on Sunday night. Kristaps Porzingis scored 27 points for the home team as the Wizards advanced to playoff honors first in the Eastern Conference, five games behind Atlanta.
James, 37, has 36,947 career points, second only to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who has 38,387.
“It’s already an honor for me, I’m already part of this league. It’s indescribable to compare myself to the best in the game. I believe I can be at the top of the scoring list, But I don’t want to talk too much about it rozmísláť. Až kho sa snáď k tom oblížim” James told ESPN.
The title from Milwaukee rested their leader Giannis Antetokounmpo with a minor knee injury, but they didn’t win their duel with Minnesota Deck, which they lost 119:138. For the winner, Anthony Edwards and Karl-Anthony Towns each had 25 points and 11 rebounds.
NBA – Results:
Most points: Edwards and Towns (11 rebounds) 25 each, Russell 16 – Middleton and B. Lopez 15 each, Jrue Holiday 14
Charlotte – Dallas 129:108
Most points: Miles Bridges 23, Washington 21, Rozier 18 – Doncic 37 (8 3-pointers), Ntilikina 12, Brunson and Chris 10 each
Most points: Garland 24 (12 assists), Osman 16, Stevens 15 – Grant 40, Bay 20, Cunningham 15 (10 assists)
Washington – Los Angeles Lakers 127:119
Most points: Porzingis 27, Avdija & Gafford 17 each – James 38 (10 rpg), Westbrook 22 (10 rpg), Monk 17
Charlotte’s players battled for the top spot ahead of the finalists, winning their fourth straight meeting, beating Dallas 129-108. The hosts were exhausted in the fifth meeting, and not even Luka Doncic’s 37 points helped them. The Hornets are currently No. 9, one game behind Brooklyn and one ahead of Atlanta.
“We have to be active but collective, that’s what I’m asking for. Now we just have to stick to the established trends, but keep our feet on the ground,” przyzvuval podla agentury AP tréner Charlotte James Borrego.