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How important is it that LeBron James broke the NBA scoring record?

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LeBron James is likely to make more history in his 20th season.

The Los Angeles Lakers superstar is just 1,325 points behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the all-time NBA scoring record James has reached in all but one season.

James, who is about to begin his 20th season, said during the Lakers’ Media Day that he was “in awe” at the fact that he was close to breaking a record that has stood for nearly 40 years.

“To sit here and know that I’m on the verge of breaking the record for being probably the most popular in the NBA is what people said it would probably never be done. It’s very humbling to myself. “I think it’s super cool.”

Shannon Sharpe shares James’ views on upcoming milestones.

“I didn’t think it would break,” Sharpe said on Tuesday’s “Everyone Admits.” “I remember very well when Kareem set the record. The record is over 40. No one thought it was going to be broken. It’s the home run record in baseball. Hank I bet no one thought Aaron’s record would be broken.” Touched — they didn’t think babe [Ruth’s] The record was about to be broken. When Hank did, they didn’t want him to break it.”

LeBron James ‘in awe’ of potential to become NBA’s all-time leading scorer

Shannon Sharpe and Skip Bayless discuss LeBron James’ potential to become the all-time leading scorer in NBA history.

Sharpe also found another interesting point about the fact that James is on his way to becoming the NBA’s all-time leading scorer.

“The great thing about this record is that he’s one of the top 20 players in points and assists,” Sharp said. “It’s Oscar Robertson. LeBron is trying to become the all-time leading scorer and be in the top five in assists all the time. This guy is doing this, not being a score-first point guard. Or,” It’s hell to get other people involved.I’m going to do what other people did’. That guy will have 40,000 [points] just now.

“That guy gave you over 25 points per game for 18 straight seasons. Get it. Someone might have expected him.”

Skip Bayless has a different view, hoping James will focus more on winning another championship rather than aiming for a personal record. After missing out and not making any major changes during the offseason, Bayless admitted James breaking Abdul-Jabbar’s record would be a bright spot for him and the team.

“Genie’s reason [Buss] I said, ‘Let’s commit to LeBron for three years,’ because ‘Showtime’ became ‘Sideshowtime,'” Bayless said. Because he’s still the face of the league and definitely the face of our franchise. He needs purple and gold clothes. Because it takes the place of the foul-smelling focus of our basketball team that we’ve been working on. Let us go south under our noses.

“In the weeks leading up to this blessed event, and maybe weeks later, all of a sudden, someone’s going to be talking about it, so this helps remove some of the stink,” LeBron told Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. All-time leading scorer to pass.

“It’s nothing short of a longevity record.”

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