King James is now the king of the NBA. LeBron James became the association’s all-time leading scorer in the Lakers’ game against the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday, surpassing the record that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had held for 39 years. Last year, he took the second spot over Utah legend Karl Malone.
LeBron James broke Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s NBA scoring record Tuesday night, reaching a career 38,390 points.
Abdul-Jabbar, another Lakers legend, passed the torch to James after the game. https://t.co/1foBpRxWmm pic.twitter.com/K3hDlA10vT
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With 10.9 seconds left in the third quarter, James scored his 36th point and 38,388th of his career. He told the crowd, “I just want to say thank you to the Laker faithful. You guys are one of a kind.” He also had the fans give Abdul-Jabbar a standing ovation. So how much longer do you think LeBron will play? Where do you think he stands among the all-time great Lakers players?
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