LeBron James Reaches Massive Milestone With Latest Triple-Double

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LeBron James continues his run at chasing history.

LeBron James is continuing his quest of rewriting history. James has already achieved the greatest record in league history. After dethroning Kareem Abdul-Jabaar for the most points in NBA history. Now the King is chasing another impressive statistic. On Sunday, LeBron recorded his 107th triple-double in his career. The performance moved James into a tie with Jason Kidd for fourth all-time on the list. While James may never catch Westbrook, who currently holds the record at 198, being fourth all-time is still an impressive feat.

James' list of accolades will span longer than a CVS receipt by the time he hangs up his sneakers. However, the individual stats aren't the only thing the Los Angeles Lakers star is chasing. James is looking to add more championship rings to his collection. Barring a complete meltdown, the Lakers will qualify for the 2023 NBA Playoffs. It has been a rocky 2022-23 campaign for the Lakers. As James and his teammate Anthony Davis have had to deal with multiple injuries.

LeBron James and Lakers Seek Another Title

Through all the adversity, the Lakers seem to be righting the ship at the perfect time. The team will still have an uphill battle as they seek a second title with James in LA. The Lakers will have to face a tough opponent in round one. While also hoping to avoid the play-in tournament. However, this is a veteran-heavy team. They understand that no matter who is on the schedule, winning a title is a difficult mountain to climb.

James seems to break a record on a nightly basis now. For someone as talented as James, it's easy to see how he does it. The legacy of LeBron James will not just be his talent. But, it will also be his longevity. No one has played at this level for this long in the history of the league. It just goes to show what LeBron means to the NBA. What do you believe will be LeBron's ultimate legacy once he retires? Drop your thoughts in the comment section below. For more on LeBron and the NBA, stay right here with us at HNHH.


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Tyler Reed is a current Sports Writer for HotNewHipHop. He started back in March of 2023 with the company. During his time Tyler has shown his expertise in all things sports. Ranging from NBA news, all the way to boxing and MMA. He has bylines with several outlets, such as Busted Coverage, where Tyler has covered the NFL, College Football, WWE and beyond. Tyler has also written for Detroit Jock City, Wildcat Blue Nation and Swarm and Sting for the FanSided Network. Tyler is a massive Detroit Lions and Cincinnati Reds fan. Being from Kentucky, he chose connections to sports franchises that he enjoyed watching as a child. Unfortunately, his professional fandoms have only brought him pain. Tyler's hobbies outside of work include exercising and binge-watching the same shows he has watched for the last decade while endlessly scrolling through social media. His favorite hip-hop artists are Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Kentucky's own Jack Harlow.