Daily statistical milestones: Dwight Howard moves past Bob Lanier and more

Here’s your daily recap of movements in the all-time lists for scoring, rebounds, assists, blocks, steals and three-pointers after yesterday’s games.

Mike Conley No. 45 in three-pointers now

Moved ahead of Brent Barry with 1,396 three-pointers. He’s now 18 away from Bradley Beal

Dwight Howard No. 57 in points now

Moved ahead of Bob Lanier with 19,249 points. He’s now 72 away from Stephen Curry

Al Horford No. 86 in blocks now

Moved ahead of Mychal Thompson with 1,075 blocks. He’s now 8 away from Hassan Whiteside

LeBron James No. 99 in blocks now

Moved ahead of Rick Mahorn with 1,008 blocks. He’s now 1 away from Kevin Durant

Russell Westbrook No. 99 in three-pointers now

Moved ahead of Randy Foye and Latrell Sprewell with 1,105 three-pointers. He’s now 4 away from Khris Middleton

Russell Westbrook No. 100 in rebounds now

Moved ahead of Dan Roundfield with 7,252 rebounds. He’s now 9 away from Jermaine O’Neal

Joe Ingles No. 117 in three-pointers now

Moved ahead of Allen Iverson with 1,060 three-pointers. He’s now 2 away from Jeff Green

Taj Gibson No. 120 in blocks now

Moved ahead of Shane Battier and Kendrick Perkins with 907 blocks. He’s now 2 away from Sam Bowie

Rudy Gobert No. 133 in rebounds now

Moved ahead of Josh Smith with 6,656 rebounds. He’s now 7 away from Clyde Lovellette

Zach LaVine No. 151 in three-pointers now

Moved ahead of Voshon Lenard with 940 three-pointers. He’s now tied with Anthony Peeler

Harrison Barnes No. 157 in three-pointers now

Moved ahead of Darrell Armstrong, George McCloud and Jose Manuel Calderon with 924 three-pointers. He’s now 1 away from Raymond Felton

Devin Booker No. 170 in three-pointers now

Moved ahead of Justin Holiday, Anthony Tolliver, Kawhi Leonard and Eric Piatkowski with 869 three-pointers. He’s now 5 away from Joe Harris and Wilson Chandler

Eric Bledsoe No. 171 in steals now

Moved ahead of John Drew with 1,006 steals. He’s now 1 away from Avery Johnson

Mike Conley No. 188 in points now

Moved ahead of Thaddeus Young with 13,672 points. He’s now 118 away from Bill Laimbeer

Al Horford No. 217 in assists now

Moved ahead of Bob Lanier and Lionel Hollins with 3,011 assists. He’s now 2 away from Gary Grant

Kristaps Porzingis No. 217 in blocks now

Moved ahead of Brad Miller, Tom Burleson and Greg Anderson with 593 blocks. He’s now tied with Ronny Turiaf, Cliff Levingston and Jerami Grant

Hassan Whiteside No. 245 in rebounds now

Moved ahead of Cliff Robinson with 5,244 rebounds. He’s now tied with Greg Monroe

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Justin Kubatko @jkubatko The highest scoring average in NBA history by a player in his 19th season belongs to Kobe Bryant (22.3 PPG).
Bryant only played 35 games, so if you disqualify him the next player is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (14.6 PPG).
LeBron James is averaging 28.0 PPG in this, his 19th season 🤯 pic.twitter.com/a8npYdHYTW11:31 AM

Justin Kubatko @jkubatko LeBron James last night:
✅ 37 PTS
✅ 13 REB
✅ 7 AST
James has recorded six straight 30-point games, the longest such streak in NBA history by a player age 35 years or older.
He’s also the oldest player in NBA history to average at least 30p/10r/5a over a six-game span. pic.twitter.com/5GXHKxU5wC9:11 AM

StatMuse @statmuse LeBron James turns 37 today.
If we took only his career after he turned 30, he would still be a first ballot HOF.
— 26/8/8 on 52%
— 30/10/8 on 51% in playoffs
— 4th in total points
— 4th in total assists
— Led NBA in assists
— 2x Champ
— 2x Finals MVP
— 7x All-Star
— 7x All-NBA pic.twitter.com/jwKL4upw1d8:03 AM

Justin Kubatko @jkubatko 🎂 Happy 37th birthday to LeBron James!
📊 1334 GP, 27.0 PPG, 7.4 RPG, 7.4 APG
🎯 50.4 FG%, 34.6 3P%, 73.4 FT%
⭐️ 17x (2005-2021)
🏆 4x MVP, 4x FMVP, 2004 ROY
💍 4x (2012, 2013, 2016, 2020)
James is the only player to win the NBA Finals MVP Award for three different franchises. pic.twitter.com/4Og8qC29ig8:01 AM

Dave McMenamin @mcten New story: Was it turnovers that did the Lakers in against Memphis, like LeBron and Fizdale suggested? Or was it the fourth quarter shot selection, like Westbrook brought up? One determining factor was undeniable: the outstanding play of Ja Morant es.pn/3zcX4pP1:17 AM
Ryan Miller @millerjryan Rudy Gobert on the road/home record discrepancy: “We need to find a way to be fresher at home because we look fresher on the road for some reason. Most of the teams in the NBA, that’s not the case.” – 12:52 AM
Eric Walden @tribjazz Rudy Gobert agreed with Quin’s criticism, saying that defensive rebounding and transition were two particular areas they could have done better at tonight to expand the lead. Portland had 11 O-rebs, 18 points off turnovers, 22 fast-break points. – 12:51 AM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham Harrison Barnes took it up strong – off the glass and completely misses the layup. Mavs ball, up two with 27.7 to go after their final timeout. – 12:49 AM
Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham Harrison Barnes tied this game at 88-88 with 4:03 to go. Barnes with 14 points, one of five Kings in double figures. Davion Mitchell & De’Aaron Fox also with 14 apiece. – 12:36 AM
Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba The Jazz take this one over Portland 120-105…..Utah moves to 25-9 on the season.Gobert with 22 and 14. Gay with 21. Clarkson with 19. Whiteside with 15 and 11. The Jazz win their eighth consecutive road game. They move to 12-3 on the road overall. On to minny on Friday – 12:30 AM
Eric Walden @tribjazz FINAL: Jazz 120, Blazers 105. Gobert 22/14/2. Gay 21/6. JC 19/5a/4r. Whiteside 15/10. Conley 15/6. Bogey 15/3/2. Portland just 46p after halftime on 18-49 shooting. – 12:28 AM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin “This one means a lot. I think 10K is better than 5, 6, 7.”
Devin Booker on becoming 7th youngest to reach 10,000 points.
The first six?
LeBron, KD, Kobe, Melo, T-Mac and Giannis.
Booker joked he’d be at 12K if it wasn’t for Jeff Hornacek, but thanked all his #Suns coaches. pic.twitter.com/UYCtBc5RU912:21 AM

Casey Holdahl @CHold Gobert with another dunk to give the Jazz a 107-87 lead with 7:26 to play. Powell is at 37 minutes, Lillard is at 34, so unless something flips, you figure both those guys are nearing the end of their nights. – 12:04 AM
Kyle Goon @kylegoon It looked like the Lakers were on their way to another win, with LeBron leading the way just before his 37th birthday.
But Ja Morant went off and the Lakers’ offensive broke down. And now a team that says it needs to trust each other can share the blame: ocregister.com/2021/12/29/lak…11:57 PM

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