The Clippers, to which George belongs, beat the Lakers by 133-115, 18 points in the NBA 2022-23 regular season away game held at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California, USA on the 25th (hereinafter Korean time).
George praised Lebron in an interview conducted after the game. “The league is his. A wonderful man, he has been an amazing mentor to our youngsters.” “Awesome. It’s great that he’s the leading scorer.” 안전놀이터
LeBron played 32 minutes and 32 seconds in the game and recorded 46 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals and 1 block, setting three records.
Also, LeBron became the first player in NBA history to score 40 or more points against all teams. In addition, LeBron scored 45 points or more three times among players over the age of 38, tying with Michael Jordan, the “God of Basketball”. Lastly, LeBron James broke the record for the most 3-pointers made by players over the age of 38 with 9. (This is also LeBron’s career high for the number of successful 3-pointers.)
In this way, LeBron has been playing in the NBA for 20 years, surpassing his consistency and reaching new territory every time. He is setting an example for many players.
Previously, George and Lebron had an all-time great match in the Eastern Conference Finals in 2013.
Above all, when George put in an in-your-face dunk at the end of the 3rd quarter of the 2nd game, Lebron responded with a buzzer beater and gave a high five. This remains a famous NBA match that is still talked about to this day, and fans gave a standing ovation when they saw the two. At the same time, the story ended with LeBron’s Miami advancing to the Finals after a fierce bloody battle leading up to Game 7.
Meanwhile, the Clippers, led by George, finished 5th in the West with a record of 26-24 (0.520) this season. The Clippers are on a three-game winning streak with a complete team that recently returned to Kawhi Leonard.