On March 3, 2014, the masked LeBron James scored 61 points!

March 3, 2014 is a special day in the business of the rich LeBron James.

It was indeed that night that “The King” set his career scoring record, the regular season and playoffs combined: 61. This is the only time he has reached 60 units in a game.

So a real show of force, the man who put on a (disabled) mask a few days ago to protect his broken nose. For this little anecdote, also note that this mask is transparent, no longer black, as requested by the NBA.

lots of records

Regardless, the mask apparently didn’t bother LeBron James in his 41-minute game with the current Hornets’ ancestor, the Bobcats. A few weeks ago, the Bobcats had picked up 62 points from another member of the 2003 draft, Carmelo Anthony…

so unstoppable, even “in the zone” that he has ” Impressions taken in the ocean “The Heat winger took the opportunity to set not only his single-game scoring record, but also his single-quarter scoring (25), half-time (37) and single-game 3-point (8) records. . Even today, they persist.

On top of that, “Masked LeBron” set the Miami player’s scoring record, replacing Glenn Rice’s 56 (1995). Eight years later, no player on the Florida team has played better than 50 points.

It must be said that in order to hope to surpass LeBron James’ imprint, it was first necessary to show incredible efficiency on this March 2014 night like the main interested party: 22/33 shooting, 8/10 3 and 9/12 from the free throw line! Also had 7 rebounds and 4 assists, only conceded 2 small balls.

It’s a Chamberlain-esque show in terms of efficiency , and in hindsight Shane Battier was one of the privileged witnesses to this huge offensive card, playing with the Heat at the time.

Lynx’s Nightmare

11 points in the first quarter, 13 points in the second quarter, 25 points in the third quarter, and the last 12 points in the fourth quarter! Who managed to put Al Jefferson’s 38 points and 19 rebounds in the background…

The guys above us gave me amazing basketball skills Talk to LeBron James after the game. ” I just try to enjoy it every night. I also benefited from the trust of the coaches and teammates who allowed me to play well. »

Plus quadruple MVP:” What helped me was that we couldn’t make any defensive stops in the final quarter. It keeps me on the floor longer. I’m trying to make a change and I’m glad I was able to do something to help us win the game. »

Suffice to say, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Josh McRoberts, Chris Douglas-Roberts and the rest of Anthony Tolliver did a real game that night at American Airlines Arena (now FTX Arena). nightmare. The nightmare will be confirmed a month and a half later, in the playoffs, where Miami has advanced to the playoffs for the fourth time in a row since “sweeping” Charlotte in the first round. finals.

from finals The eventual 1-4 loss to the Spurs by the Heat in 2014 marked the end of the Florida era in particular for LeBron James, who was then eager to enter the legend with “his” Cavaliers…

“Snapshot” of LeBron James

LeBron James on video

LeBron James percentage rebound
season team General Motors at the lowest limit lens 3 points if Leave definition Early PD party Interpretation bp CT scan integral
2003-04 key 79 40 41.7 29.0 75.4 1.3 4.2 5.5 5.9 1.9 1.7 3.5 0.7 20.9
2004-05 key 80 42 47.2 35.1 75.0 1.4 6.0 7.4 7.2 1.8 2.2 3.3 0.7 27.2
2005-06 key 79 43 48.0 33.5 73.8 1.0 6.1 7.0 6.6 2.3 1.6 3.3 0.8 31.4
2006-07 key 78 41 47.6 31.9 69.8 1.1 5.7 6.7 6.0 2.2 1.6 3.2 0.7 27.3
2007-08 key 75 40 48.4 31.5 71.2 1.8 6.1 7.9 7.2 2.2 1.8 3.4 1.1 30.0
2008-09 key 81 38 48.9 34.4 78.0 1.3 6.3 7.6 7.3 1.7 1.7 3.0 1.2 28.4
2009-10 key 76 39 50.3 33.3 76.7 0.9 6.4 7.3 8.6 1.6 1.6 3.4 1.0 29.7
2010-11 Mia 79 39 51.1 33.0 75.9 1.0 6.5 7.5 7.0 2.1 1.6 3.6 0.6 26.7
2011-12 Mia 62 38 53.1 36.2 77.1 1.5 6.4 7.9 6.2 1.6 1.9 3.4 0.8 27.2
2012-13 Mia 76 38 56.5 40.6 75.3 1.3 6.8 8.0 7.3 1.5 1.7 3.0 0.9 26.8
2013-14 Mia 77 38 56.7 37.9 75.0 1.1 5.9 6.9 6.3 1.6 1.6 3.5 0.3 27.1
2014-15 key 69 36 48.8 35.4 71.0 0.7 5.3 6.0 7.4 2.0 1.6 3.9 0.7 25.3
2015-16 key 76 36 52.0 30.9 73.1 1.5 6.0 7.4 6.8 1.9 1.4 3.3 0.6 25.3
2016-17 key 74 38 54.8 36.3 67.4 1.3 7.3 8.6 8.7 1.8 1.2 4.1 0.6 26.4
2017-18 key 82 37 54.2 36.7 73.1 1.2 7.5 8.7 9.1 1.7 1.4 4.2 0.9 27.5
2018-19 all 55 35 51.0 33.9 66.5 1.0 7.4 8.5 8.3 1.7 1.3 3.6 0.6 27.4
2019-20 all 67 35 49.3 34.8 69.3 1.0 6.9 7.8 10.2 1.8 1.2 3.9 0.5 25.3
2020-21 all 45 33 51.3 36.5 69.8 0.6 7.0 7.7 7.8 1.6 1.1 3.7 0.6 25.0
2021-22 all 43 37 51.9 34.9 75.7 1.1 6.8 7.9 6.3 2.2 1.6 3.4 1.0 29.0
all 1353 38 50.4 34.5 73.4 1.2 6.3 7.5 7.4 1.8 1.6 3.5 0.8 27.1

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