There is only one LeBron James. During Tuesday’s Los Angeles Lakers game, the superstar passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the NBA’s all-time regular scoring record.
The Los Angeles Lakers superstar passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the NBA’s all-time regular scoring record on Tuesday in Los Angeles. Abdul-Jabbar was in attendance at Crypto.com Arena to witness the feat, despite the pair’s rocky relationship in recent years. Abdul-Jabbar scored 38,387 career points and held the record from April 1984, eight months before James was born, until Tuesday night.
Congratulations and praise for James swiftly poured in from across the sports and pop culture world.