LeBron Sets NBA Triple-Double Record, Shares Heartfelt Text From Mom
LeBron James notched yet another triple-double on Tuesday night, something that has become quite common over the course of his illustrious NBA career. However, LeBron’s triple-double against the Oklahoma City Thunder was more significant because it marked his first against the franchise, as he became the first player in league history to record a triple-double against all 30 NBA teams.
LeBron finished with 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the Lakers’ 112-107 victory. He has logged a triple-double in five of the team’s first 14 games, which has the Lakers sitting at an NBA-best 12-2.
“I had no idea,” James said after the win, per ESPN. “Coach [Frank] Vogel came in here and said congratulations. I was like, I thought he was joking about my seven turnovers because I’ve been taking care of the ball so much. He said first player in NBA history to have a triple-double versus 30 teams, every team, so I was like, ‘OK. That’s pretty cool.'”
“I really don’t know what to really think about it. It’s a pretty cool stat to know. I’m glad it happened in a win.”
The four-time NBA MVP may not have been aware of his accomplishment while he was on the court but he…