LeBron James continues to add to his all-time great career and elevate himself in the NBA history books. James passed the great Wilt Chamberlain on the list and now has 12691 made field goals.
He is behind Karl Malone, who has 13528 made field goals, and the great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar who has 15837.
James led the Lakers to a victory over the Denver Nuggets on his historic night. The game saw two early MVP candidates meet, in James and Nikola Jokic.
James secured the 114-93 victory, putting up the 96th triple double of his career. He had 27 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists.
Nuggets led by 12 points at the half, but James led the Lakers to a 68-35 second half.
Jokic only had 13 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists.
James said after the game: "The association with a legend like Wilt Chamberlain, that does something for me."