LeBron moves into 4th on all-time scoring, but Nuggets beat Lakers

LeBron moves into 4th on all-time scoring, but Nuggets beat Lakers

He had anticipated the achievement even before the game, tweeting that it will be "unreal".

Next on the scoring list is Kobe Bryant, who had 33,643 points in 20 seasons with the Lakers.

With 16 games remaining, it's likely that the Lakers won't play James in any back-to-back games, as it looks like L.A. will miss the playoffs for a sixth straight season.

Anthony began his season with the Houston Rockets before being shut down after 10 games due to on-court chemistry issues. He's averaging 27.1 points, 8.6 rebounds and 8.0 assists this season. "We're going to play guys that want to play, we're going to play the right way and play with pride". After the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night, their record dropped to 30-35. Seldom-used backup point guard Alex Caruso had 15 points and six rebounds in an outstanding performance in just his eighth National Basketball Association game of the season.

Formal recognition of James moving up the scoring list.

It happened late on the West Coast, but it was still historic.

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Giving Anthony playing time won't make much sense for the Lakers if they aren't going to the postseason.

James was asked if the Lakers' loss dampened his accomplishment.

Rondo told the Los Angeles Times after that game that he likes sitting in courtside seats during games but that they're just typically full at Staples Center.

James overtook Jordan with a driving layup in the second quarter.

"I knew coming into this year that it would be different", James said after the Lakers' loss to the rival Clippers on Monday night.