LeBron James continues to make history, added an additional record to his account Tuesday night becoming the first player to achieve triple-double against the 30 NBA franchises.
"I had no idea, coach Vogel entered the dressing room and said congratulations, I thought I was bullying for my 7 turnovers, but then he said he was the first player to get that and didn't know," LeBron said after his 25 points. , 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the Lakers 112-107 victory over Oklahoma City Thunder.RELATED
Oklahoma City was the only team the King lacked. According to ESPN's statistics and information department, in the first game that James played before the franchise in 2004 when they were still called SuperSonics, he was rebounded and assisted in getting the mark. They had to spend 27 regular season games against the now Thunder to get it.
“I want to thank my teammates and coaches throughout my career who have put me in situations to achieve this. It's a very good statistic and I'm glad it happened, ”LeBron added about getting the mark.
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This season alone, he is the fifth triple-double for Lebron after 14 games played. Coach Frank Vogel said, “LeBron is an off-series. Surely he will say that it is because he has been playing in the League for a long time, but I don't know if something like that can be achieved again. ”
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Lebron James is already 30. He is followed by Russell Westbrook with triple-double against 29 franchises, Jason Kidd against 28, Larry Bird 25 and Magic Johnson 24, according to Elias Sports Bureau.
“It's something special, he's been playing for a long time and it's a tribute to all his work both inside and outside the stave, how he takes care of his body. He talks about the great player he is, but also how he involves his teammates, ”said Anthony Davis, top scorer of the game with 34 points, about LeBron.
Kyle Kuzma did not return for the second half because of a cut in his eye, “Okay, the doctors told us that he was available to return to the game, but my judgment was that he did not look good and unless we really needed him, it was better let others take charge of closing the game, ”coach Vogel told a post game press conference.
A TRUE LAKER SHOW
In addition to what was shown by players on the stave who extended their mark to 12 wins, fans were able to observe Rob Gronkowski, the now retired tight end of the New England Patriots, tennis player Venus Williams, and television driver James Corden, Dressing up Laker Girls and doing the cheerleading routine at halftime for the recording of a television show.
Another moment of the night that went viral on social networks was the performance of Max, a boy who participated in a dynamic ball-to-clock shot and scored 30 points in 30 seconds, only the last triple against the buzzer failed. #ContratoparaMax said social networks after the performance of the child.
Lakers will now have a mini tour of 4 games in a row away from home.