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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Carmelo Anthony Joins NBA's Top 10 club of all-time scoring list

C. Anthony joins, as LeBron James first player in the NBA's top 10 all-time scoring and assists lists.

LA leaker's Star Lebron James is the only player in NBA history rank in top 10 for highest career points scores and career assists leader.

Already No 3 on the all-time scoring list, James became the only player in the top 10 on both lists. James now has 9,620 career assists. The four-time MVP's

 Carmelo Anthony is already a 10x NBA All-Star, three-time Olympic gold medalist, an NCAA national champion and an NBA icon.  C Now, the Portland Trail Blazers forward has cemented his legacy as one of the NBA greatest scorers of all time too.

LeBron James in NBA's top 10 all-time points scoring and Career assists leaders lists in history.

 John Stockton is the all-time assists leader of the National Basketball Association with a total of 15,806 assists in his career. The highest ranked player still active in the NBA is Chris Paul of the Houston Rockets, who has a total of 9,940 assists to his name.

James is the only non-point guard in the top 10 all-time assists list and the next-highest non-guard on the list, Scottie Pippen, ranks 33rd.

Top 10 NBA All-Time Career Assist Leaders list in History 1946 - 2021.

 One of the few still active players on the list is LeBron James, who currently stands in eighth place with his 9,620 assists.

NBA player --- Number of assists

1--John Stockton   --  15,806

2--Jason Kidd  --   12,091

3--Steve Nash   --  10,335

4--Mark Jackson   --  10,334

5--Magic Johnson --   10,141

6--Chris Paul  -- 9,940

7--Oscar Robertson  --   9,887

8--LeBron James  --   9,620

9--Isiah Thomas  --   9,061

10--Gary Payton --  8,966

11--Andre Miller 8,524

12--Rod Strickland 7,987

13--Russell Westbrook 7,537

Top 10 NBA All-Time Scoring Leaders list with highest Career Points scored in history 1946 - 2021.

 LeBron is the undisputed king of the playoffs, having scored a total of 6,911 in playoff games during his career.
 He is also the only player with more than 10,000 minutes played in playoff games.

 In the history of the NBA, only seven players have scored more than 30,000 points. LeBron James is the only member of this group still playing in the NBA. 

Kevin Durant, 32,  has one of the best chances to join that group at some point.  He, currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets and needs about 6,500 points to reach the 30K mark –...

 Entering Monday, Melo needed just 10 points to pass Elvin Hayes for the No. 10 spot on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. He did so in fitting fashion. 

In the second quarter of Monday’s game vs. the Atlanta Hawks, Anthony hit a three to score the 27,315th point in his illustrious 18-year career. In doing so, he passed Hayes to secure his spot in the top 10 scorers club.

 Melo is now just 91 points behind Moses Malone for ninth spot on the list.

1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387)

2. Karl Malone (36,928)

3. LeBron James (35,299)

4. Kobe Bryant (33,643)

5. Michael Jordan (32,292)

6. Dirk Nowitzki (31,560)

7. Wilt Chamberlain (31,419)

8. Shaquille O’Neal (28,956)

9. Moses Malone (27,409)

10. Carmelo Anthony (27,318)

11..Elvin Hayes (27,313)

(Updated on April 2021...)

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National Basketball Association: NBA Official.

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