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LeBron James becomes first player in NBA history to score 10 or more points in 1,000 straight games


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#LeBron #James is known for many things, but perhaps his greatest trait as a basketball player is his mind-boggling consistency. #James practically never misses games. The #Lakers star hardly ever has bad ones either. #That statistical fact was confirmed #Wednesday, which also happens to be his 36th birthday, when he scored his 10th point in the second quarter against the #San #Antonio #Spurs. #That made #James the first player in NBA history to score at least 10 points in 1,000 consecutive regular-season games.

The moment came with around six minutes left in the second quarter. #James drew a mismatch on the post against #Keldon #Johnson, backed him down, and put up an easy little hook shot for two quick points.

The streak over 1,000 consecutive 10-point games is remarkable, but #James broke the league’s previous record some time ago. #Michael #Jordan previously held it by scoring at least 10 points in 866 consecutive games. The second-longest active streak belongs to #James #Harden at 411 straight games. The streak itself is the equivalent of nearly 12.2 full seasons in a row. #Hall of #Famers like #Isiah #Thomas and #James #Worthy didn’t even play 1,000 regular-season games in their entire careers.

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#Virtually every record involving longevity is likely to belong to #James when it’s all said and done. #He is around 4,000 points away from becoming the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, and is 342 games, or around five seasons with the occasional absence sprinkled in, short of playing the most games in league history. #If he continues at his current pace, almost every record in the book is going to be his someday. #This is just another bit of history that #James has managed to make, a testament to the consistency that will never likely never be matched in NBA history.





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