Sports LeBron becomes 14th player to hit 10,000 career field goals

08:51  09 january  2017
08:51  09 january  2017 Source:   theScore

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Dunleavy signed with the Cavs last summer after LeBron James personally spent two years recruiting him. The 15-year veteran did not play particularly well in his 23 games with Cleveland, hitting a career -low 40 percent of his shots with a player efficiency rating of just 7.7. LeBron becomes 14 th player to hit 10 , 000 career field goals .

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The 10,000 field goals made club has its newest member, and he comes wearing a crown and three championship rings.

With his second made shot of the evening Sunday against the Phoenix Suns, LeBron James became just the 14th player in NBA history to hit 10,000 shots from the field for his career.

NBA All-Time field goals made list (Career)

RankPlayerFGM (Career)
1Kareem Abdul-Jabbar15837
2Karl Malone13528
3Wilt Chamberlain12681
4Michael Jordan12192
5Kobe Bryant11719
6Shaquille O'Neal11330
7Elvin Hayes10976
8Hakeem Olajuwon10749
9Alex English10659
10John Havlicek10513
11Kevin Garnett10505
12Dirk Nowitzki10445
13Tim Duncan10285
14LeBron James10000

The four-time league Most Valuable Player also sits eighth overall in career points, and is fewer than 1,000 points away from passing Shaquille O'Neal for seventh on that prestigious list. 

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