63 the countdown. The last stretch

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Re: 224 the countdown continues 

Post#201 » by TheHartBreakKid » Wed Jan 25, 2023 8:57 pm

Yeggo Poleggo wrote:Which game in the schedule are we predicting he breaks it at?



If he plays every game at his current averages, he would get it late in the game @ the pelicans.

I think we are close enough to speculate now.

This might shallow from my end, but I hope he breaks it on a home game (After the Pelicans game, Lakers have 2 home games against the thunder & Bucks. Breaking it at a home against the Bucks would be awesome, but he would need to probably miss a game from the next 7 for that to happen, or average no more than around 25 points.

As a Laker fan, and considering the standings, I hope he continues to score how he has and It's hard to imagine the Lakers winning any game he misses, but this is historic enough that it might be worth it if he misses a game vs it happening on the road.
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Re: 224 the countdown continues 

Post#202 » by spanishninja » Wed Jan 25, 2023 9:05 pm

zimpy27 wrote:Against the Bucks in Crypto would be the best game to break KAJ's record..

KAJ played on Bucks and Lakers


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Re: 224 the countdown continues 

Post#203 » by spanishninja » Wed Jan 25, 2023 9:06 pm

f4p wrote:honestly, the garden would be amazing. something about opposing fans cheering you on somehow makes a moment more legendary. the ultimate sign of respect. and, for as bad as the franchise has been, knicks fans know what's up.


no way he does it on the road. after all the chatter about him not being a "true" Laker legend, for him to snub the LA fans by not breaking the record at home would be the final nail on the coffin.
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Re: 178 the countdown continues 

Post#204 » by Knightfall » Thu Jan 26, 2023 8:39 am

And with a 20 point performance against the Spurs Lebron is now 158 points away from the record.

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Re: 178 the countdown continues 

Post#205 » by Dr Aki » Thu Jan 26, 2023 8:41 am

Lebron ain't chucking up 29 and 20 shots on back to back nights if he was trying to massage the passing of Kareem's record against the Bucks
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Re: 178 the countdown continues 

Post#206 » by zimpy27 » Thu Jan 26, 2023 10:46 am

Dr Aki wrote:Lebron ain't chucking up 29 and 20 shots on back to back nights if he was trying to massage the passing of Kareem's record against the Bucks


He will score less with Davis back and Rui on the team I think.

It will either happen on the OKC or Bucks game at crypto
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Re: 158 the countdown continues 

Post#207 » by TheGOATWill » Thu Jan 26, 2023 3:38 pm

I was a kid when Ripken passed Gehrig for consecutive games. It was a huge deal. Kareem passing Wilt happened just before I started following basketball. I think I’ll be dead before anybody touches Rose’s 4256 hits or Gretzky’s 2857 points. Point being these things are few and far between. Enjoy what you’re witnessing.

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Re: 178 the countdown continues 

Post#208 » by DoctaJ » Thu Jan 26, 2023 4:32 pm

zimpy27 wrote:
Dr Aki wrote:Lebron ain't chucking up 29 and 20 shots on back to back nights if he was trying to massage the passing of Kareem's record against the Bucks


He will score less with Davis back and Rui on the team I think.

It will either happen on the OKC or Bucks game at crypto


Which would be perfect!
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Re: 178 the countdown continues 

Post#209 » by PistolPeteJR » Thu Jan 26, 2023 4:33 pm

Dr Aki wrote:Lebron ain't chucking up 29 and 20 shots on back to back nights if he was trying to massage the passing of Kareem's record against the Bucks


He is if he cares more about winning, which I fully believe he does.
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Re: 158 the countdown continues 

Post#210 » by uberhikari » Sun Jan 29, 2023 5:25 am

Where are we at after the Celtics game?
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Re: 178 the countdown continues 

Post#211 » by Ballerhogger » Sun Jan 29, 2023 5:28 am

DoctaJ wrote:
zimpy27 wrote:
Dr Aki wrote:Lebron ain't chucking up 29 and 20 shots on back to back nights if he was trying to massage the passing of Kareem's record against the Bucks


He will score less with Davis back and Rui on the team I think.

It will either happen on the OKC or Bucks game at crypto


Which would be perfect!
oh that would be great
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Re: 158 the countdown continues 

Post#212 » by TheLand13 » Sun Jan 29, 2023 6:31 am

uberhikari wrote:Where are we at after the Celtics game?


If my math is correct, 117.
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Re: 158 the countdown continues 

Post#213 » by Knightfall » Sun Jan 29, 2023 12:47 pm

Yes after a 41 point jight vs the Celtics its 117 points away now. Would a mod sticky this thread I wonder.

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Re: 117 the countdown continues 

Post#214 » by shmeakone » Sun Jan 29, 2023 1:58 pm

He wouldn't try and score 58.5 points against the Nets and Knicks so he breaks it in MSG, right?
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Re: 117 the countdown continues 

Post#215 » by Knightfall » Sun Jan 29, 2023 10:49 pm

I've been hoping for a 101 point game in this stretch. Haha
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Re: 117 the countdown continues 

Post#216 » by Up-And-Coming » Sun Jan 29, 2023 10:56 pm

Tickets at Crypto skyrocketed for that Thunder game. Cheapest around $400. Same with that Bucks game. Lebron will break the record in one of these.
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Re: 117 the countdown continues 

Post#217 » by Up-And-Coming » Sun Jan 29, 2023 10:58 pm

shmeakone wrote:He wouldn't try and score 58.5 points against the Nets and Knicks so he breaks it in MSG, right?


Lebron isn't going to play tomorrow against the Nets, first of a back-to-back.
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Re: 117 the countdown continues 

Post#218 » by Knightfall » Wed Feb 1, 2023 10:38 am

And with 28 points against the Knicks we are now 89 points away from history being made.

While also moving into 4th place all time in assists.

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Re: 89 the countdown. The last stretch 

Post#219 » by JN61 » Wed Feb 1, 2023 12:31 pm

We already know Lakers will take L with LeBron being passive if it means he can save the record to be broken at home.
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Re: 89 the countdown. The last stretch 

Post#220 » by DelAbbot » Wed Feb 1, 2023 6:30 pm

JN61 wrote:We already know Lakers will take L with LeBron being passive if it means he can save the record to be broken at home.


Lebron got 2 road games before going home to score 89 points. He can average 44 ppg and still have the record broken at home. He will be as aggressive scoring as he usually is.
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