Miami Heat forward LeBron James needs just one assist to join Hall of Famer Michael Jordan and Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant as the only players in NBA history to have 4,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 1,000 assists in the playoffs, per NBA.com/Stats.
James enters Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday with 4,278 points, 1,293 rebounds and 999 assists in his playoff career. He is already the eighth-highest scorer in NBA playoff history, while also ranking 27th in total rebounds and 11th in assists, needing only eight assists to pass Hall of Famer Dennis Johnson to move into the top 10.
Of the top 10 postseason scorers in league history, all but Hall of Famer Jerry West have played in more playoff games than James, with both the King and the Logo at 153.
All of the prolific numbers have clearly paid off, as the Heat have made the NBA Finals in all four seasons with James on the team, and are looking for their third consecutive title.