LeBron James Cracks Record and Overtakes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
LeBron James has finally done it: He has surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's record of 38,387 points as the NBA's all-time leading scorer. Fans have been anticipating this moment for weeks, and everyone has been rooting for LeBron to break this seemingly unbreakable record. On Wednesday night, LeBron scored 38 points against the Oklahoma City Thunder, moving him to the top of the list with 38,388 points.
That record had stood since Abdul-Jabbar first set it more than 30 years ago, and many superstars have tried to dethrone it but failed. Karl Malone came closest with 36,928 points, but LeBron eventually put the crown on his head. For LeBron James and everyone else who has followed his remarkable career, this is an important milestone. Want to know more about King James? Then check out the 10 facts about LeBron James that you probably didn't know.