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LeBron congratulates himself as NBA points milestone looms

LeBron congratulates himself as NBA points milestone looms

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — LeBron James became the youngest player ever with 30,000 career points, but LaMarcus Aldridge scored 30 to lift the Spurs over the slumping Cavaliers 114-102 on Tuesday night.

James hit a 20-foot jumper with one second left in the first quarter to score his 30,000th point.

With 29,993 points to date, James has every reason to be confident that he'll reach the milestone, having scored at least seven points in every regular-season game since December 29, 2004. His career game-high is 61 points against Charlotte while playing for the Miami.

Now playing for the Milwaukee Bucks, Matthew Dellavedova played for three seasons in Cleveland, including two alongside LeBron James, so he surely has a solid bond with the four-time MVP, and not just someone whom James had met one July night in a bar and had a short chitchat with.

"I'm not a player who sets out to say, 'Okay, I need to dominate scoring, ' " the Cavs star told reporters last week (via USA Today).

When he does reach 30,000, James will join, Kobe Bryant, and in the club.

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At least for part of a game, James and his teammates can put that squabbling behind them and celebrate his undeniable greatness.

In anticipation of the career achievement, LeBron took to social media to write a congratulatory message to himself. He added two more points on a finger roll layup with just over four minutes left.

So it's fitting that James concluded: "Congrats again Young King". After all, he has also been the youngest to 5,000, 10,000, 15,000, 20,000 and 25,000 points.

The post received mixed reviews, with some joining in the congratulating and acknowledging James' right to be proud of himself. He's scored at least 10 in 836 consecutive games, the second-longest streak in National Basketball Association history.

Evan Fournier led the Magic with 22 points and Elfrid Payton had 21 points, seven assists and seven rebounds.

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