LeBron James currently has the third highest career scoring average in NBA history. He is one of the most prolific scorers in league history, and LeBron James is also a great rebounder, and he dishes out a lot of assists.
These are the career highs of LeBron James in points, rebounds, assists, and threes for a single game. I'm also listing his career highs for blocks, minutes played, and steals in a game. At the end, I'm listing LeBron's triple-double totals.
LeBron James career highs in points, rebounds, assists, and threes
- LeBron James' career high for points in a game - 56
On March 20, 2005, at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, LeBron James scored a career high 56 points in a game vs the Toronto Raptors, while playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron made 18 of the 36 shots he took in the game, including six of 12 threes. LeBron also made 14 of the 15 foul shots he took.
Despite LeBron James' career high of 56 points, the Raptors won the game, 105-98. LeBron was just 20 years old when he scored the 56 points. Another NBA great, Kobe Bryant, also set his career high in points in a game vs the Toronto Raptors.
- LeBron James' career high in rebounds in a game - 19
On January 11, 2008, LeBron James grabbed a career high 19 rebounds for the Cavs in a double OT game vs the Charlotte Bobcats at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The Cavs won the game, 111-108. I'm a little surprised LeBron has never had 20 or more rebounds in a game, considering his career average for rebounds per game is 7.2
- LeBron James' career high for assists in a game - 16
LeBron James' career high for assists in a game is 16, which he set on February 26, 2013, in a double OT game vs the Sacramento Kings. LeBron also scored 40 points, as he led the Miami Heat to a 141-129 double OT win.
- LeBron James' career high in threes - 8
On February 20, 2009, at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, LeBron James made a career high eight threes in a game vs the Milwaukee Bucks, while playing for the Cavs. LeBron took 11 threes in the game, and he ended up scoring 55 points, just one point shy of his career high for points, as Cleveland won, 111-103.
More career highs for a game for LeBron James
- Minutes played - 55
- Steals - 7
- Blocks - 5
- Number of times LeBron James has had a triple-double in a game - 36
LeBron James currently has 36 triple-doubles in his career. LeBron's last triple-double came on March 20, 2013, when he had 25 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists vs the Cleveland Cavaliers. Miami beat the Cavs, 98-95, to record their 24th straight win.