Superstar LeBron James, from Los Angeles Lakers, made history. He become NBA's all-time scoring leader on Christmas.
On Saturday, LeBron James broke the record of points scored in Christmas Day games held by the late Kobe Bryant on Saturday. However, James' Los Angeles Lakers team has now reached five straight losses.
The Lakers suffered another NBA loss, 122-115, at home to the Brooklyn Nets, their fifth defeat in a row, but at least LeBron James came up big again.
Four days before his 37th birthday, the NBA star scored 39 points for his team. In doing so, he broke Kobe Bryant's previous record for points scored in games played on Christmas Day - 395.
LeBron James - NBA's Scoring Leader On Christmas
James reached 422 points in 16 games played on Christmas. The previous record-holder was Kobe Bryant, the legendary NBA player who died in 2020 in a tragic helicopter crash.
James and Bryant now have the most games played on Christmas, 16 apiece.
The Los Angeles Lakers superstar is aiming for another record in these games - the number of wins. He is currently tied with his former Miami Heat teammate Dwyane Wade with 10 wins apiece.
Considering the fact that Dwyane Wade is retired, LeBron James may become the only player with the most wins on Christmas if his team is scheduled to play on this day next year.
LeBron Raymone James, age 36, was born in 1984 in Akron, Ohio, and is considered by many sports analysts, former and current players, and coaches to be one of the greatest basketball players of all time and, according to Wikipedia, is frequently compared to Michael Jordan in debates over the greatest basketball player ever
The Los Angeles Lakers superplayer has a salary of no less than 41.18 million dollars in 2022.