LeBron James set the document for many minutes performed within the NBA on the identical evening he suffered the heaviest defeat of his profession.
James, 38, scored 18 factors within the LA Lakers’ 138-94 defeat by the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday.
He surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s league document of 66,297 minutes throughout the first quarter of the sport.
James additionally surpassed Abdul-Jabbar’s tally of 38,387 factors in February to grow to be the division’s main scorer.
Joel Embiid recorded 30 factors, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in Philadelphia’s 44-point win, their fourth victory of their final six video games.
Anthony Davis added 17 factors and 11 rebounds for the Lakers, who had received 4 from their final 5.
The margin of victory surpasses the 42 factors that separated Lakers and the Indiana Pacers in 2019, which was beforehand the heaviest defeat of James’ 21-year NBA profession.