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LeBron James is NBA's 20th leading scorer, passes Patrick Ewing

LeBron, at age 30, makes some more history

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If I keep writing for Fear the Sword, it's likely I'll type up a few posts like this one. LeBron James has passed New York Knicks great Patrick Ewing, and now has the 20th most regular season points of all time. In a Hall of Fame career, Ewing scored 24,815 points. That's a lot. LeBron James has scored more.

James turned 30 years old just before the start of the new year, and likely has at least five more seasons to build on what he's already accomplished. Incredibly, he isn't quite 2/3 of the way to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's all time record of 38,387.

Of course, scoring is only part of what has made James so special. He has more assists than any forward in NBA history, plays multiple positions, guards multiple positions. When he does score, he does it with incredible efficiency. It'll be fun to see where he takes the Cavs moving forward.