LeBron James piling up milestones at historic pace
- Article by: ANTONIO GONZALEZ
- Associated Press
- January 17, 2013 - 4:49 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. - LeBron James has reached so many milestones in his NBA career it might be easy to lose track.
Just a point shy of becoming the youngest player in league history to score 20,000 points, James knew exactly where he stood Wednesday night. He worked a switch off Draymond Green on the wing, dribbled past David Lee and pulled up in the lane from 12 feet to make an off-balance jumper with 2:45 remaining in the second quarter.
On a road trip that has had more bad news than good, James rewrote the headlines and the record books again.
The three-time NBA MVP also surpassed 5,000 assists on a landmark night, leading the Miami Heat to a 92-75 victory over the undermanned Golden State Warriors. He finished with 25 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds in just 30 minutes to grab his latest slice of history.
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