LeBron James says scoring is not high on his priorities list

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LeBron James will go down in history as one of the best players of all-time when he finally decides to call it a day.

The four-time MVP is comfortable in all aspects of the game, and that is the main reason he is able to have a huge impact on a nightly basis and is able to consistently take his teams to the NBA Finals.

Scoring, assisting, rebounding, blocking or stealing, James can do it all - his huge stuff on Andre Iguodala in game seven of the finals was just as a big as any game-winning shot we have seen in the sport's history, and James insists those things are more important to him than simply scoring.

LeBron has won one scoring championship in his career - back in 2008 during his first spell with the Cleveland Cavaliers - but has often looked on as Kevin Durant or another superstar have claimed the accolade.

"Scoring has never been on my list of goals," James said, via ESPN. "Facilitating, getting my guys involved and rebounding, defending, getting blocked shots and things of that nature always ranked above that."

His ability to get teammates into the game has never been in doubt; when he took the Cavaliers to the finals in 2007 the organisation had the worst roster to ever get that deep into the playoffs and were duly swept 4-0 by the San Antonio Spurs.

This season, as the Cavs sit on a 6-1 record, James is averaging 9.9 assists and 8.9 rebounds per night while also putting up 22.9 points - the lowest since his rookie season.

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