Sengun and Türkiye's new generation of basketball talent are following in the footsteps of trailblazing Turkish players who have left their respective marks on NBA history.
6'11" player Alperen Sengun from Türkiye's Giresun broke the 30-year-old record of Shaquille O’Neal who previously achieved the feat at the age of 21 during the 1992-93 season.
The Number 8 jersey was 'photo-matched' to 4 games during the Black Mamba's rookie campaign.
The 37-year-old superstar who holds the NBA's outright scoring record for regular season and playoff games surpassed Karl Malone's regular season tally of 36,928.
James delivered his highest single-game points tally since joining the Lakers, leading his team to a 124-116 win against the Golden State Warriors.
NBA superstar scored a three pointer less than five minutes into the third quarter of Saturday's game against the Golden State Warriors, vaulting him past Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
The Phoenix Suns ended the Lakers' NBA title defence in emphatic style, leading wire-to-wire in a 113-100 victory to win their best-of-seven Western Conference first-round series in six games.
LeBron James was recognised for his effort through his LeBron James Family Foundation and his I PROMISE School, a co-curricular educational initiative.
James purchased an undisclosed amount of shares belonging to the Fenway Sports Group (FSG,) which also owns English Premier League football champions Liverpool.
Lakers’ LeBron James has now won his fourth NBA Finals MVP Award with three different teams.
China's state broadcaster CCTV ends a year-long blackout of NBA games, following a tweet from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey in support of Hong Kong protests.
US President Donald Trump slams Los Angeles Lakers star in a tweet after James told CNN that Trump was "using sports to kinda divide us."
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