LeBron James passes Magic Johnson for sixth all-time in assists
Magic Johnson is one of the greatest, most creative passers the game has ever seen.
Friday night, LeBron James passed Magic for sixth all-time in assists in the NBA. For LeBron, doing that in a Lakers’ jersey like Magic wore was special.
"It's an honor for me to try to carry on his legacy while I play this game." @KingJames on passing @MagicJohnson for No. 6 on the NBA’s all-time assists list. pic.twitter.com/01iYFDrSwd
— Spectrum SportsNet (@SpectrumSN) December 3, 2022
It happened with 8:41 remaining left in the game, LeBron found Anthony Davis for a 3-pointer on the right wing.
LeBron James has officially passed Magic Johnson for the 6th most assists of all-time.
History for the 👑 pic.twitter.com/tE5s3gSqSg
— NBA (@NBA) December 3, 2022
LeBron Passes Magic on the NBA's All-Time Assists List pic.twitter.com/Rai1m8o1QB
— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) December 3, 2022
LeBron finished the night with 11 assists and 28 points, which along with a monster 44-point night from Anthony Davis led the Lakers to an impressive win over the Bucks in Milwaukee.
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