LeBron James, the iconic 38-year-old basketball legend, has etched his name in the annals of NBA history by becoming the league’s all-time leader in playoff series won.
This remarkable achievement underscores the indomitable spirit and relentless determination that has defined James’ storied career.
In an electrifying Game 6 of the NBA Western Conference First Round Playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers demolished the Memphis Grizzlies with a jaw-dropping 125-85 victory, catapulting the team to the Second Round.
Again, James delivered a captivating performance, amassing 22 points, five rebounds, and six assists and showcasing his signature blend of power and finesse.
These latest playoff series win marks James’ 40th victory out of 52 series played, giving him an astounding 76.9% success rate.
With this unparalleled accomplishment, he now shares the top spot with Derek Fisher, the former Los Angeles Lakers playmaker who won 40 series out of 51, boasting a win rate of 78.4%.
James’ triumph further cements his status as one of the greatest basketball players of all time, alongside legends like Robert Horry and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Reflecting on James’ career and the significance of his record-breaking win, sports journalist and analyst Doris Burke commented, “LeBron’s ability to consistently elevate his game and lead his team to victory, even in high-pressure situations, is a testament to his unparalleled talent and work ethic.
This milestone is a well-deserved recognition of his impact on the sport.”
Throughout his illustrious career, LeBron James has played with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, and Los Angeles Lakers.
Throughout 52 series, he has maintained an impressive average of 28.6 points, 9.0 rebounds, and 7.2 assists per game.
In terms of shooting accuracy, James has achieved 49.5% from the field and 33.4% from beyond the arc.
HoopsHype recently highlighted that LeBron James now boasts more NBA Playoffs Series victories than the entire Chicago Bulls franchise, which has claimed 39 wins in its history.
This striking comparison underscores the magnitude of James’ achievements and cements his position as one of basketball’s most influential and transformative figures.