The “King” of the National Basketball Association (NBA), LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers, has become the first player in league history to record 5,000 career steals.
James led the Lakers with 32 points, 11 rebounds, and six assists in a 122-119 win over the Phoenix Suns on Nov. 11 in Phoenix, Arizona, but he also had four turnovers. With the win, James became the first player in the NBA to surpass 5,000 career turnovers with 5,300 in the regular season.
James has already surpassed Karl Malone’s (retired) record of 4,524 turnovers in 2021, making him the first player ever to reach the 5,000 mark. Among active players, Russell Westbrook (LA Clippers) is third on the list with 4,469 career turnovers. While it’s not a great record, it’s not necessarily a dishonorable one, as it requires a lot of playing time and a lot of time with the ball.
James is also the league’s all-time leading scorer, surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s (retired) 38,387 points in February of this year.
After scoring 1,590 points in the 2022-2023 regular season, James needs to add 1,348 points this season to become the first player in history to reach 40,000 points. Westbrook’s 4.1 steals per game are more than James’ 3.5. Malone has 3.1 steals per game.레모나토토 도메인
James, Malone, and Westbrook join John Stockton (4,244), Kobe Bryant (4,010), and Jason Kidd (retired – 4,43) as the only players with more than 4,000 career steals. Of these players, Westbrook has the most steals per game, while Stockton has the fewest at 2.8.
The most mistakes in Korean professional basketball is 1,620 by Jang Hoon Seo, who played as a “national treasure” center. That’s 2.4 per game. Like James, Seo also leads the league in scoring (13,231 points).
In addition to Seo, there are four other coaches in the Korean league with more than 1,500 errors: Busan KCC coach Lee Sang-min (1,555), Johnny McDowell (retired – 1,554), and Wonju DB coach Kim Joo-sung (1,551). McDowell averages 4.9 errors per game, the most among players who have played 10 or more games.