LeBron James last night became the third player in NBA history to have 2,000 or more points in 10 or more seasons. James joins Karl Malone (12 2,000-point seasons) and Michael Jordan (11 2,000-point seasons) on this exclusive list,.
It’s interesting to note that while James has amassed 10 2,000-point seasons since he came in the league in 2003-04, there are a handful of NBA franchises that have not had a 2,000-point scorer on their team in a very, very long time.
The Memphis Grizzlies franchise has not had a 2,000-point scorer in their career. The closest they got was in 1997-98 when Shareef Abdur-Rahim scored 1,829 points, the franchise record.
Here is a look at the teams that have not had a 2,000-point scorer this century. (Current franchise city is noted.)
Last year with a 2,000-point scorer
1979-80: Los Angeles Clippers (World B. Free)
1989-90: Indiana (Reggie Miller)
1992-93: Atlanta (Dominique Wilkins)
1996-97: Charlotte (Glen Rice)
1996-97: Sacramento (Mitch Richmond)
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