Today’s Top Players:
– LeBron James’ triple-double against the New York Knicks moved him closer to the all-time leading scorer. James had 28 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists.
He is now 89 points away from surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s record career mark. This record stands for his nearly 39 years.
“It’s not getting any heavier,” said James, who is chasing the record. “I’m going to do it. I mean, it’s only a matter of time. It’s not heavy. I’m not going anywhere. At least I’m going to be in this league.” I’m going to do it It’s not heavy at all. “
– Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic continued to prove himself a prime contender for MVP. He achieved his 16th triple his double against the New Orleans Pelicans with his 26 points, 15 assists and 18 rebounds. The Nuggets remain undefeated when Jokic hits a triple-double.
– Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Milwaukee Bucks against the Charlotte Hornets. He had 34 points, 18 rebounds and 4 assists.
– LaMelo Ball stuffed the stat sheet against the Bucks despite the loss. Ball tallied 27 points, 11 assists, 10 rebounds, 3 blocks and 3 steals. This was his eighth triple-double of his career.
– Kawhi Leonard had 33 points, 5 stolen bases and 5 assists in the Clippers’ win over the Chicago Bulls. It was Leonard’s sixth 30-point game of the month.
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