Sixers vs. Nuggets: Joel Embiid drops 47 points in Sixers’ seventh straight win

originally appeared on was not second best in any way Saturday afternoon. The MVP runner-up the last two seasons turned in an incredible performance at Wells Fargo Center to lift the to a 126-119 win over the . The team is 32-16 and has now won seven straight games. Embiid recorded 47 points, 18 rebounds, … Read more

LeBron James drops 20 points against Spurs while approaching Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s all-time scoring record

is getting closer. James entered Wednesday night’s game against the needing just 178 points to pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA’s all-time scoring leader. While he didn’t put up the performance he did on Tuesday night, James still chipped away at that number in a solid win over the San Antonio Spurs. James finished with … Read more

Knicks takeaways from Thursday’s 120-117 OT win over Celtics, including Julius Randle’s 37 points

The utilized an efficient night from and along with clutch late free-throw shooting to outlast the Boston Celtics 120-117 in overtime. Here are the takeaways… – The Knicks started the night scoring with a Randle three-pointer just two days after the southpaw converted on eight three-point jumpers in Tuesday’s win over Cleveland. The Celtics’ duo of Jayson Tatum and … Read more

Damian Lillard drops season-high 60 points in Blazers’ win over Jazz, falls just shy of career mark

went off on Wednesday night at the Moda Center. Lillard put up a season-high 60 points to lead the to a over the after a wild scoring outburst in the third quarter. He narrowly missed his career best of 61 points, however, after a late 3-pointer fell short. Lillard now has 15 50-point games in … Read more

Damian Lillard drops season-high 60 points against Jazz, falls just shy of career mark

Damian Lillard went off on Wednesday night at the Moda Center. Lillard put up a season-high 60 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 134-124 win over the after a wild scoring outburst in the third quarter. He narrowly missed his career-best of 61 points, however, after a late 3-pointer fell short. Lillard … Read more

LeBron James scoring tracker: The race to eclipse Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s NBA points record

star started the 2022-23 season with 37,062 points, just 1,325 shy of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s all-time scoring record. Averaging 29.7 points this season, James is closing in on Abdul-Jabbar’s 38,387 points, and he has made a furious push in the past five weeks – despite missing three games since Dec. 18 – with 14 games of … Read more

Former top recruit Emoni Bates scores 29 straight points, gets love from LeBron James

Once upon a time, Emoni Bates was . Little has gone according to plan since then, but that doesn’t mean he can’t play like a future superstar at times. Bates, now suiting up for Eastern Michigan, showed off his potential Tuesday by posting 29 straight points for the Eagles in a conference game against Toledo. … Read more

LeBron James career points tracker: When will he pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the NBA scoring record?

superstar is chasing the regular season all-time scoring record held by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Abdul-Jabbar scored 38,387 career points and has held the record since April 1984, eight months before James was born. James is 224 points from claiming the record. His career scoring average is 27.2 ppg with his 2022-23 season average at 29.8 ppg. … Read more

LeBron James scores 37 points as Lakers rally for wild win at Portland

The Lakers couldn’t miss. Then they could. And then they couldn’t again. Best to keep the inexplicable simple. Despite being outscored by 32 points in the second quarter, the Lakers came back from 25 down to beat Portland 121-112 on Sunday night. LeBron James had 37 points, Dennis Schroder scored all but two of his … Read more