LeBron James

LeBron James becomes fifth player in NBA history to reach 32,000 career points

LeBron James
(Getty Images)

The records keep tumbling for LeBron James!

With a deep three-pointer in the second quarter against the Indiana Pacers, LeBron became just the fifth player in NBA history to reach 32,000 career points.

He entered the game needing just 10 points to reach the milestone, finishing the first half with 13 and is now the youngest player in NBA history to reach 32,000 career points at 34 years and 37 days old.

He trails only Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Karl Malone and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the all-time scoring list.

James missed 17 games with a groin injury, returning against the Los Angeles Clippers last week, before sitting out the Lakers' last game against the Golden State Warriors due to 'load management'.

The 34-year-old was averaging 27.2 points, 7.2 assists and 8.5 rebounds per game heading into today's game.

More from NBA.com

Jordan, Pippen and Rodman have made the NBA 75 team.
Key takeaways from full NBA 75 team
Gilbert McGregor
nba-75-logo-getty-101221-ftr.jpg
NBA 75 team: Full list of players revealed
Jordan Greer
Giannis LeBron Steph
Best reactions to full NBA 75 reveal
NBA.com Staff
Carmelo Anthony
LeBron heads list of active players on NBA 75
Gilbert McGregor
Steph Curry exploded for 45 points against the Clippers
Kerr 'still blown away' by Curry
Kane Pitman
Trae Young had a big night in the Hawks win over Dallas at home.
Trae and Hawks set out to 'prove it again'
Kane Pitman
More News