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Which NBA team has LeBron scored the most points against?

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LeBron James

There’s not many better duos than LeBron James and points.

One of the NBA’s all-time greats is looking to enter the history books yet again very soon: the league’s all-time scoring record.

He’s on pace to eclipse Kareem Abdul Jabbar’s 38,387 record sometime before the All-Star Weekend in February, and it begs the question: Which teams has he scored the most points against?

From his days running the Eastern Conference as a Cleveland Cavalier and later with the Miami Heat to going to Hollywood as a Los Angeles Laker, let’s take a look at how he’s performed against every team:

 

Which NBA team has LeBron James scored the most points against? 

Games played against is certainly a factor in this, with four teams being above 1,700 in points scored on by LeBron – expectedly, the top half comprises 14 Eastern Conference teams, with the Milwaukee Bucks at the wrong end of the leaderboard.

Here’s a team-by-team look as of January 24:

1. Milwaukee Bucks: 1,751 points in 61 games 

2. Indiana Pacers: 1,717 points in 63 games 

3. Chicago Bulls: 1,709 points in 60 games 

4. Atlanta Hawks: 1,707 points in 62 games 

5. Boston Celtics: 1,644 points in 57 games 

6. Brooklyn Nets: 1,632 points in 59 games 

7. Toronto Raptors: 1,577 points in 58 games

8. Orlando Magic: 1,537 points in 60 games

9. Charlotte Hornets: 1,533 points in 54 games

10. Washington Wizards: 1,530 points in 56 games

11. New York Knicks: 1,489 points in 56 games

12. Philadelphia 76ers: 1,486 points in 54 games

13. Detroit Pistons: 1,471 points in 61 games

14. Miami Heat: 1,206 points in 43 games

 

15. New Orleans Pelicans: 1,190 points in 44 games

16. Portland Trail Blazers: 1,115 points in 40 games

17. San Antonio Spurs: 1,125 points in 40 games

18. Memphis Grizzlies: 1,094 points in 43 games

19. Phoenix Suns: 1,061 points in 39 games

20. Dallas Mavericks: 1,058 points in 39 games 

21. Denver Nuggets: 1,056 points in 40 games

22. Utah Jazz: 1,043 points in 37 games

23. Golden State Warriors: 1,024 points in 37 games

24. Minnesota Timberwolves: 1,018 points in 39 games

25. Sacramento Kings: 1,017 points in 38 games

26. Houston Rockets: 1,006 points in 39 games

27. Los Angeles Clippers: 963 points in 40 games

28. Oklahoma City Thunder: 956 points in 34 games

29. Los Angeles Lakers: 829 points in 30 games 

30. Cleveland Cavaliers: 580 points in 20 games

How many points per game has LeBron James averaged against every NBA team?

Maintaining the same order above for further context, here’s a look at how James’ point-per-game average has played out against every team:

 

1. Milwaukee Bucks: 28.7 PPG

2. Indiana Pacers: 27.3 PPG

3. Chicago Bulls: 28.5 PPG

4. Atlanta Hawks: 27.5 PPG

5. Boston Celtics: 28.8 PPG

6. Brooklyn Nets: 27.7 PPG

7. Toronto Raptors: 27.2 PPG

8. Orlando Magic: 25.6 PPG

9. Charlotte Hornets: 28.5 PPG

10. Washington Wizards: 27.3 PPG

11. New York Knicks: 26.6 PPG

12. Philadelphia 76ers: 27.5 PPG

13. Detroit Pistons: 24.1 PPG

14. Miami Heat: 28.0 PPG

15. New Orleans Pelicans: 27.0 PPG

16. Portland Trail Blazers: 28.9 PPG

17. San Antonio Spurs: 28.1 PPG

18. Memphis Grizzlies: 25.4 PPG

19. Phoenix Suns: 27.2 PPG

20. Dallas Mavericks: 27.1 PPG

21. Denver Nuggets: 26.4 PPG

22. Utah Jazz: 28.2 PPG

23. Golden State Warriors: 27.7 PPG

24. Minnesota Timberwolves: 26.1 PPG

25. Sacramento Kings: 26.8 PPG

26. Houston Rockets: 25.8 PPG

27. Los Angeles Clippers: 24.1 PPG

28. Oklahoma City Thunder: 28.1 PPG

29. Los Angeles Lakers: 27.6 PPG

30. Cleveland Cavaliers: 29.0 PPG