Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/17/13
OAKLAND -- LeBron James surpassed two NBA milestones in the same game Wednesday night while leading the Miami Heat to a much-needed 92-75 victory over the Golden State Warriors. James recorded his 5,000th career assist with 6:42 remaining in the first quarter, then became the youngest player in NBA history to surpass the 20,000-point mark later in the period, spearheading an early pull-away that allowed the Heat to snap a two-game losing streak. The milestone hoop, which came with 2:45 remaining in the half, allowed James to become just the 13th player in league history to record at least 20,000 points and 5,000 assists in his career. Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett are the only other active players to have doubled up on those milestones. At 28 years and 17 days old, James was more than a full year younger than the previous youngest player -- Bryant (29 years, 122 days) -- to reach 20,000 points. Only Wilt Chamberlain and Michael Jordan join the active duo as having tallied 20,0...
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