LeBron James passes Steve Nash for No. 4 on all-time assists listing

LeBron James handed Mark Jackson and Steve Nash to maneuver into fourth on the NBA’s all-time assists listing on Tuesday, when the Los Angeles Lakers performed the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. James was sixth on the all-time assists listing going into Tuesday night time’s recreation with 10,327 assists.

For his profession, James has averaged 7.4 assists per recreation, which is fifth amongst energetic gamers. Chris Paul, who’s ranked simply forward of James on the all-time assists listing, leads all energetic gamers in careers assists per recreation with 9.4. — John Wall (8.8), Russell Westbrook (8.3) and Ricky Rubio (7.5) spherical out the top-five.

While nothing is unattainable for the ultra-durable James, catching Paul could be tough contemplating he is nonetheless enjoying. In reality, Paul is nearer to the No. 2 spot on the listing — at the moment occupied by Jason Kidd — than James is to Paul.

Fortunately for James, there are nonetheless loads of different information he can break; most notably Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s all-time scoring file, which he is on tempo to interrupt as quickly as subsequent week. James is the one participant within the top-five in all-time factors and assists.

The Lakers are thirteenth within the Western Conference with a file of 24-28 following their 129-123 win over the Knicks on Tuesday. James ended the night time with 28 factors, 11 assists and 10 rebounds.

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