LeBron James
Nov 14, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) walks off the court with the game ball after the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center. The Lakers defeated the Trail Blazers 126-117. James scored 44 points to surpass Wilt Chamberlain to move into fifth on the all-time career NBA scoring list. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

LeBron James has had many accomplishments over the course of his 16-year career. On Wednesday, he added one more to the list, vaulting past Wilt Chamberlain to ascend into the top five of the NBA’s all-time scoring list.

In what was James’ best game as a Laker, the forward recorded 44 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and three blocks, surpassing Chamberlain on a fourth-quarter free throw as his team rolled past the Portland Trail Blazers en route to their fourth straight win.

James’ most recent accomplishment had social media buzzing with teammates (all of LeBron’s “lil bros”) and foes alike congratulating one of the all-time greats on yet another milestone:

It was an altogether celebratory night around the NBA as fans of more than just the Lakers enjoyed LeBron James’ excellence and everlasting legacy on the court.

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