The youngest to 1,000: How LeBron and Kobe reached a scoring milestone in their teens

Pubblicato il 12 lug 2019
How do you score 1,000 NBA points before your 20th birthday? Well, it helps to come into the league really young, which hasn't been possible since 2006. And it also helps to be on a very bad team that *needs* you to score tons of points. These are the stories of the players who checked one of those two boxes, and of course the story of the one player who most emphatically checked both: LeBron James.
LeBron's got basically every record for youngest player to score X number of points, but the exact circumstances of his 1,000-point achievement are worth a deeper dive. That story involves Ricky Davis.
Written and produced by Seth Rosenthal
Shot and edited by Alex Hawley and Jiazhen Zhang
Motion graphics by Michael Das and Phil Pasternak
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  • Whose ass did you kiss?,😄

  • It also helps to have a super late birthday

  • the young nugget, carmelo anthony

  • Poor Ricky Davis !! Clown

  • even though Lebron entered the league at 18 he was close to 300 days into his 18th year. a majority of the season he was a 19 year old rookie, imagine if Lebron was close to 18 than 19 when he started the league his youngest records would look insane. As it is he is consistently breaking the records a year out.

  • LeBron cameout of high school and only brought ceveland one championship all of those years and one ring. That smdose nit make him the goat he went to Miami and made a superteam and they lost to Dallas and the spurs honestly 2 rings in Miami is a. Dissapitoment. They had a stacked team and barley hot it done if it was not for ray Allen they would of just won one ring so 3 and 6 and if it was not for kyrie coming up big thats another lose and a controversial suspension to green and that could have been another loss but it was not. So still 3 & 6 dose not equal the goat. You can have a the stays to want but he has played longer then Jordan has and Jordan is still the greatest to ever do it and I don't care what anybody says 6&0 is phenomenal. Jordan never choked on the finals and never went to a game 7. 5 games against the Lakers and 6 games to Portland. Phoenix Seattle Utah back to back season and everteam that the bulls beat had HOF players on there teams. LeBron could only win when he has HOF on his team and Jordan had Pippen on his team and rodman. Who is a beast was at the time 35 when he joined the bulls so he was not the same rodman of the. Bad boys. And Pippen was hurt the. The 98 season. And rodman was at the end of his legendary career and Jordan willed that team to victory. And you know that is the truth I witnseed the greatness of Michael Jordan. And then you have LeBron with that stacked Miami team lose to dirk and the role players he had. Around him I know he. Had Jason kid was in his 18 year and they had Jason Terry and Jo Barrera who were role players. And those role players took it to LeBron and he had one of the biggest finals meltdowns if not the biggest meltdown in finals history. Jordan never did that. And that is why Jordan will always be the best he never broke down and showed weakness in the finals he domainted and showed up big in the biggest situations I have nothing against LeBron.he's a great basketball player Just don't compare him to the greatest Michael Jeffrey Jordan.

  • 4.58 is that x files

  • Yes wé mzke it !!!!!!!!!

  • For Basketball Fans Young and Old. The Millennial N.B.A. is a timeline playlist of the greatest players of all time. @t

  • 9:10 weird flex but ok.

  • Could you stop explaining with a game its so annoying

    • That’s the point of this series, basketball as a video game.

  • LeBron is the most overrated trash player ever.

  • Yea ik a kid the hit his 1000th point in his 7th grade season😤😂

  • I just watched this at 1.25 speed unknowingly and it sounded normal lmao.

  • “Like... a little bit of kissing” 💀💀💀

  • Oh just the GOAT breaking other records

  • Lebron>Jordan

  • Jordan dont have that he going to pass jordan on scoring list

  • 0:18 is everybody just gonna ignore the backcourt violation he committed here?

  • The Cavs had two all stars I'm Zeke and boozer. do better

  • Fun fact: Carlos boozer, darius miles, and Ricky Davis have scored a combined 28,395 in career points. LeBron has 32,543 by himself............ So yeah they didn't need that kid 🤣

  • You should people who won the finals mvp without winning

  • Carmelo Anthony was younger than me and had scored 1000 points. Meanwhile I call number 1 draft picks weeaboos from the pep band, who then destroyed my team's 23 point lead.

  • Downvoted. Simply b/c ya put "youngest to 1,000" in the title when both lebron and kobe went to the NBA straight from high school. Only idiots praise these 2 guys for "youngest ever to reach blah blah blah." The way these players should be measured or compared to other players is by # of games played. Duh. Retards praised kobe for passing jordan on the all time scoring list even tho it took kobe 300+ more games to pass MJ"s point career point total.

  • Early jersey chew by the Mamba @3:40 😳

  • Lebron scored a thousand points in my exact birthday

  • Idea: High score for blown saves in a season for a relief pitcher. You need to be good enough or useful enough to keep being put in pressure situations just to keep blowing them. And for some reason they just keep trotting you out there.

    • All_That_Chaz that's a really good one. You might like foolish baseball's strikeout video if you haven't seen it before. He's no Jon Bois, but he's the closest thing I can think of. Nice suggestion.

  • Episode idea-pitchers who rake. See who has the best batting average minus opponents' batting average against him

  • 9:11 you don't gotta lie

  • Can you do rewind of Deandre Jordan's dunk on Brandon Knight

  • Good thing they’re about to lower the age limit to 18 soon

  • Sweet cheek? Pause


  • Do messi and ronaldo rivalry

  • Why do the pictures look ao pixelated

  • Didn’t Luka have like 999 on his last game as a teen

  • Do a reminder on the raptor game winner vs the sixers

  • I’ve been a Ricky Renegade for years!!! Haha!

  • 5:46 looks like a live photo


  • The OKC Thunder collapse is gonna be legendary

  • Lebron is the most gifted basketball player. Ever.

  • Melo should go to the warriors

  • Kd

  • Can you guys make a Blues Gloria Season rewind

  • you should do a rewind of the "is that glock" moment in formula 1

  • I would love to see most batters hit by a pitcher in a single game. Would love to see how long of a leash some pitchers have got before being thrown out lol

  • Man I just realized, how have they not done a rewind for Landon Donovan’s goal

  • Ahhh good ole Ricky Davis 😂😂😂 he had some bunnies on him tho

  • I can smell the pixels when it shows any of the highlights

  • Actually Kobe averaged 9.9 PPG in just 15 MPG in his rookie season. If Kobe would've started his first 2 seasons & got starter mins. He would be the all-time leading scorer right now. Especially if he didn't tear his achilles at the end of his career. Basically if Kobe started his first 2 seasons & didn't tear his achilles, he would have the record by a lot & I don't think LeBron would catch him.

    • Yeah no, no he wouldn't. Most superstars score about 2k points per season. Kobe is about 5000 behind Kareem. So unless you're telling me a rookie and sophomore Kobe would have averaged 30.5ppg in his rookie and sophomore seasons, your math is way off. But the more likely explanation is, you're a delusional Kobe stan

  • Can we get a beef history on shaq and Barkley??

  • Can we get a rewinder on barcelona's comeback in the 2017 champions league against psg?

  • A lot of people seem to hate bron but they always wanna forget we are witnessing history


  • Do a collapse on the okc Thunder

  • “Thirtieth thousand...”

  • You should do a deep rewind of liverpools 2005 champions league comeback

  • When/just before Durant was drafted the Sonics had Ray Allen and Rashard Lewis, they were set to be a really competitive team.....but Clay Bennett decided to let them go for nothing/tank the season to alienate the fanbase so that he could steal the team away to Oklahoma...

  • Do Cubs Indians 16’ Final ground out in the 10th (rewinder)


  • Well, I'm not surprised that Kobe or Lebron made it to 1000 in their teens. As good as they were, even that young, I'd be more than a little disappointed if they couldn't get to 1000 by then, which is basically averaging 13 ppg for a whole season.

  • Dwight Howard is garbage

  • The GOAT!

  • Lebron could've gone pro as a high school junior


  • I love when seth commenting...

  • This dude is the Malcolm Gladwell of NBA

  • womens world cup 13 goals next. most impressive

    • But not the high score plus meghan rapinoe is genuinely the *least* likeable person ive ever come across in my entire life

  • Can you guys do a moment in history about Tyler Skaggs and the no hitter the angels through

  • Please do an episode on Tyler skaggs

  • Do a rewind on kawhi leonards shot

  • I think fewest number of games should be the one people care about. It makes it fair for everyone since the rule change in 2006.

  • If u list lebron’s stat average for years, you wouldn’t be able to tell when or what year he did those on bc of its consistency.

  • dude I put this in 1080p but it clearly was 144

  • Lebum isn’t even a top 5 all time player

    • Rudy’s Brother why tho

    • Larry Birds farts rank higher than LeBum

    • Rudy’s Brother this is false 1 Kobe 2 wilt 3 Jordan 4 “Lebum” 5 Kareem

  • The pixilated effect you utilized on the real pics is a nice touch. I’ve never seen that before.

  • Greg Oden with a McDonalds jeresy on. Iconic.

  • Lamelo ball could join this club

    • Lmfaoooooo stop lavar we all know its you. Your kids are ass

  • "The youngest to reach X"... is such a ridiculous "record" that sportschannel need to stop using because when you have Kobe and Lebron going right into the NBA while Jordan did 3 years of college just shows how useless that record is. Now, fastest to X is a relevent record (ie fewest games to reach 1,000 points).