2017 has been the year of milestones and records for LeBron James. And on Friday night, LeBron embarked on another record. When the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Toronto Raptors 115-94 in game four of the Eastern Conference semi finals, the King moved into third place on the playoffs field goals made list. This was a list that he had already passed the likes of Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Karl Malone on in recent years.

Mr. James has been moving up the all time playoff lists at a steady pace already this year, and will look to continue doing it as the Cavaliers attempt to defend their NBA championship with a long postseason run.

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Cleveland is still in celebration mode after winning their first NBA championship in franchise history in June last year, so if the Cavs can pull off another miracle and take home the Larry O'Brien trophy in June once again, you can bet Cleveland will be back in the streets and celebrating their team's success.

LeBron James passes Shaq in postseason made field goals

LeBron James is reasonably familiar with passing Shaquille O'Neal on all-time lists.

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Shaquille O'Neal and LeBron James Photos Photos - Boston Celtics v ... - zimbio.com

Just recently during the regular season, LeBron passed The Diesel in a huge milestone, which was passing him in regular season scoring. King James now sits in seventh place on that list, a list which he will keep climbing up next season. But as for the latest accomplishment for LeBron, that would be passing Shaquille on the NBA playoff all time field goals made list. With 2,047 field goals, LeBron now moves ahead of Shaq who finished his career with 2,041 field goals made.

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Here's how the leaderboard currently stacks up:

1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (2,356 FGM)

2. Michael Jordan (2,188 FGM)

3. LeBron James (2,047 FGM)

4. Shaquille O'Neal (2,041 FGM)

5. Kobe Bryant (2,014 FGM)

LeBron has a great chance at passing Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on this list in the near future. That could be as soon as this years playoffs, or possibly next year. Either way, the King will likely finish his career at the top of this leaderboard. Just like he will in many others.

LeBron will destroy playoff records

At the prime age of 32, LeBron James still has quite a few elite years ahead of him. Especially considering the pure care he takes for his body, allowing him to play for many more years than what is predicted for a player with his workload. LeBron has been able to play a significant number of minutes in his 14 seasons enduring 11 and a half playoff runs, and never received a major injury or setback. The shape LeBron is currently in is remarkable, and leaves us wondering, will he ever decline?

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