Exactly 20 years since his first game, LeBron arrives for another one in Sacramento

Mary Raleigh
30/10/2023

LeBron James is undoubtedly one of the most iconic and enduring figures in the world of basketball. His illustrious career has been marked by numerous achievements, and as he arrives for another game in Sacramento, it’s a testament to his longevity and continued excellence on the court.

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Twenty years have passed since LeBron James played his first professional game, and during that time, he has left an indelible mark on the sport. His incredible talent, work ethic, and leadership have made him a force to be reckoned with, and he remains a true inspiration for athletes and fans around the world.

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LeBron’s journey in the NBA has been a remarkable one, filled with numerous records, championships, and accolades. His commitment to the game and his ability to evolve and adapt with the changing landscape of the league are qualities that have set him apart as one of the greatest basketball players of all time.

Thankfully, “King James” did not disappoint. He finished his first NBA game against the Sacramento Kings with 25 points, 6 rebounds, 9 assists and 4 steals. However, the Kings did manage to come away with a 106-92 win.

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The same was true this time around, as the Kings pulled off an OT thriller to beat the Lakers 132-127 on Sunday night. But LeBron’s statline was an impressive 27 points, 15 rebounds and 8 assists. At 39 years old, James seems to show no signs of slowing down.

 

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