LeBron James makes postseason history

LeBron James is in an extremely exclusive club.
LeBron James is in an extremely exclusive club. (USATSI)

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About seven minutes into Thursday's Game 1 of the NBA Finals, LeBron James assisted on a Dwyane Wade midrange jumper. It was a routine play for the Miami Heat stars, but it had historical significance. James needed just one assist to reach 1,000 in his postseason career, and that number put him in exclusive company.

Only James, Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant have 4,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 1,000 assists in the playoffs. That is the entire list.

James needed 154 playoff games to reach the milestone. 

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James Herbert is somewhat fond of basketball, feature writing and understatements. A former season-ticket holder for the expansion Toronto Raptors, Herbert does not think the NBA was better back in the... Full Bio

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