Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James surpass former Houston Rockets and Hall of Famer Hakeem “The Dream” Olajuwon in NBA All Time Scoring List on November 5, 2016.
Hakeem Olajuwan, is a 1 time MVP, 2 time Finals MVP, 2 time NBA Champions and a former N0.1 pick in the 1984 NBA Draft, the same year where Michael Jordan was drafted by the Chicago Bulls. He was currently at the Top 10 All-time scoring list before the game of Philadelphia sixers and LeBron James team Cleveland Cavaliers.
LeBron James age 31 has already (26,945) career points is one point shy of tying and 2 points away of surpassing Hakeem Olajuwon (26,946) career points before the game between the Cavs and Sixers. James had his chance of making it in the top 10 scoring list last game against the Boston Celtics where he scored 30 points but was pull out of the game early in a convincing win against Boston.
As expected in the next game, LeBron James finally surpass Hakeem Olajuwon in the 10 spot with 26,970 career points moving down Olajuwon at 11 spot. James scored 25 points in a win against 7sixers 102 – 101.
The next in line are at N0. 9 spot Elvin Hayes with 27,313 career points, N0. 8 Moses Malone with 27,409 career points and possibly surpassed the most dominate big men in NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal who is in N0.7 with 28,596 career points if LBJ continues to average 20-25 points per games by the end of this season?
Hakeem Olajuwan is the first non-active player in the top 10 list to surpass by LeBron James this season while Dirk Nowitzki is the only active player in the list that LeBron also chasing which is currently at N0.6 with 29,527 career points.
Meanwhile, Cleveland Cavaliers wins against the Sixer marks the best start in franchise history. The Cavs is the only unbeaten team in the 2016-2017 NBA Season with 6-0.