LeBron James GTD

FPPG: 52.3  |  FanDuel Salary: $10,700
FPPG: 52.3  |  FanDuel Salary: $10,700
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LeBron James has first 40-pointer in Lakers uniform

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James scored 40 points (17-of-27 field goals, 1-of-2 free throws) with 8 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 block, 5 3-pointers, and 7 turnovers in 34.2 minutes of a 118-109 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday.

What It Means:

LeBron hit the 40-point mark for the first time in a Lakers uniform and it just happened to come in his first matchup against Zion Williamson. He's averaging 33.3 points on 55.4 percent shooting over the last four games and has made 9-of-21 3-pointers over the last two. The Lakers will visit the Golden State Warriors on Thursday.

LeBron scored 54.6 FanDuel points on Tuesday. numberFire's models project him for 25.6 points, 6.0 rebounds, 8.7 assists, 1.8 steals, and 1.9 triples per game over the rest of the season.