LeBron James continues to climb in the record books.
During the first half of his Cavaliers’ 128-98 abomination of the Atlanta Hawks in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, James passed San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan for fifth all-time on the NBA’s postseason scoring list.
Duncan has scored 5,146 (and counting) points in 18 career playoff appearances. James surpassed him in just 11 trips to the playoffs.
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The next player on the list is Shaquille O’Neal, who is fourth with 5, 250 points. James passed Duncan in the second quarter of Wednesday night’s game, he only needed 11 points to do so.
James has scored over 2,800 points as a member of the Cavaliers, and netted 2,338 points during his four-year stint with the Miami Heat.