He passed Dominique Wilkins with a three-point play in the first quarter. The four-time most valuable player, who sat out the fourth quarter, has scored 26,689 points.
“It’s great to be in that position,” he said. “It’s an honor.”
James is more focused on securing the best record in the Eastern Conference. The conference-leading Cavaliers (53-22) lead the Toronto Raptors by 21/2 games.
“I would love to have the No. 1 seed,” James said. “I understand some of the players might need some rest over the last couple games, but we worked so hard all season to be No. 1. I’m never a guy [who wants] to finish second.”
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SOURCE: The Los Angeles Times