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LeBron James becomes third player to score 2,000 points in 10 straight NBA seasons

LeBron James had 37 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Brooklyn Nets for their fifth straight victory.

other sports Updated: Mar 26, 2018 10:08 IST
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Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James (23) controls the ball against Brooklyn Nets small forward DeMarre Carroll (9).(USA TODAY Sports)

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James added another feat to his already impressive resume after taking his season tally to 2,000 points.

James became just the third player in NBA history to score at least 2,000 points in 10 or more consecutive seasons following his haul of 37 points in Cleveland’s 121-114 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday.

The three-time NBA champion and four-time MVP sits behindHall of Famers Karl Marlone (12) and Michael Jordan (11) on the short list.

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James – in his 15th NBA season – finished the game with 37 points on 14-of-19 shooting with 10 rebounds and eight assists.

“How do I feel? I feel great,” James, 33, said after the game.

The Cavaliers (44-29) have now won five in a row with James leading the way.

James is averaging 27.4 points per game this season with 8.6 rebounds and 9.1 assists.

First Published: Mar 26, 2018 09:00 IST