LeBron James sets NBA record for most playoffs wins

  • Wednesday 09, September 2020 10:49 PM
  • LeBron James sets NBA record for most playoffs wins
Sharjah 24 – Reuters: Basketball superstar LeBron James set another NBA record on Tuesday by grabbing his 162nd Playoff win when his Los Angeles Lakers' defeated the Houston Rockets 112-102 in the Western Conference semi-finals' Game 3.
No other player has ever been more successful in the post-season as James, who surpassed Derek Fisher's 161 wins, according to Deutsche press agency (dpa).

The Lakers now lead 2-1 in the best-of-seven series.

"At the end of the day we just hope we make [Kobe Bryant] and his family proud... and make anybody that's ever put on a Lakers jersey, we hope we make them proud as well," James said after the game, paying tribute to the Lakers legend who was killed in a helicopter crash earlier this year.

James excelled in Tuesday's match, particularly in the first half. In total he scored 36 points, grabbed seven rebounds, handed out five assists and got four blocks.

The game was balanced for a long time before the Lakers broke away in the final quarter when they outscored Houston 30-20. It was Los Angeles' second win in a row after dropping Game 1.

Former most valuable players (MVPs) James Harden and Russell Westbrook played big for the Rockets with 33 and 30 points respectively. However, they did not get enough support from the supporting cast.