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5 highest scoring seasons of LeBron James' NBA career

LeBron James (#23) of the LA Lakers
LeBron James (#23) of the LA Lakers
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LeBron James is the third-most prolific scorer in the history of the NBA, with 35,367 points in 1,310 games. The point guard joined the LA Lakers as a free agent in a four-year deal worth $153.3 million in 2018.

He was brought in to help the Lakers clinch the championship. He did just that in his very first playoff season with the Lakers in 2019-20. James registered an average of 27.6 points, 10.8 rebounds and 8.8 assists per game in the playoffs.

League leader in assists ☑️
Best record in the West ☑️
Third-leading scorer of all-time ☑️Player of the Month ✅
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On that note, here's a look at his five highest-scoring seasons.


#5 2007-08 - 2,250 points

LeBron James (#23) of the Cleveland Cavaliers
LeBron James (#23) of the Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James had his fifth-best scoring season in the 2007-08 season, with 2,250 points. He played 75 games in the season, clocking 3,027 minutes on the court., making 539 assists, 592 rebounds, 138 steals and 81 blocks.

The NBA All-Star player had an average of 30 points scored in 40.4 minutes played per game in the 2007-08 season. That was his second-highest points scored per game in a season. He also recorded a field goal percentage of .484, making 21.9 field goal attempts, and finding the net 10.6 times from the field per game.


#4 2017-18 - 2,251 points

LeBron James (#23) of the Cleveland Cavaliers
LeBron James (#23) of the Cleveland Cavaliers

In the 2017-18 season, LeBron James registered a career-high 82 games for the Cleveland Cavaliers. In his final season with the Cavaliers, he scored 2,251 points scored, and registered the second-best number of points scored per game (34 points) in the playoffs.

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King James had an average of 27.5 points, 8.6 rebounds and 9.1 assists per game during the season. He clocked 3026 minutes on the court, and recorded a field goal percentage of .542.

James netted 857 points from the field in 1,580 attempts. He made the highest number of assists in a season in the 2017-18, with 747. He also made 709 rebounds, 612 defensive rebounds, 71 blocks and 116 steals.

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