lebron james, los angeles lakers superstar, All-time leading scorer in the NBA Adding his 36th point in Tuesday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
With a basket 10 seconds from the end of the third quarter, ‘King James’ More than 38 thousand 387 reached the throne of best scorers Points accumulated in his career by the legendary Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who took part in the feat from the front row of the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
19,000 spectators, including LeBron’s family and a collection of celebrities, stood up to applaud the figure of the Lakers, who is 38 He continues to exert an extraordinary flair that puts him in the debate of the best players in history.
The game was stopped when the score indicated a 104–99 partial victory for the Thunder in a brief tribute to James’ feat.
It’s a record that has stood for nearly 40 years and that many thought would never be broken. LeBron, you are the NBA’s all-time scoring leader. Congratulations!” NBA commissioner Adam Silver said from center court.,
The A’s brought tears to James’ eyes as he thanked Abdul-Jabbar, who was with him at the ceremony, his family and all of the Lakers fans.
“I just want to thank the Lakers fans. They are unique. It means a lot to me to be able to be in the presence of a legend like Kareem. Please give the captain a standing ovation,” demanded James.
,Thank you so much for allowing me to be a part of something I’ve always dreamed of.“, he affirmed. “Never, in a million years, would I have dreamed of anything being better than tonight.
road to record
James enjoys his big night from the warm-up When he exercised with a record 38 thousand 388 headphones and practiced the hook known as the ‘Sky Hook’, Abdul-Jabbar’s favorite move.
Starting the game, the forward missed his first two shots but opened the scoring with a three-pointer after five minutes.
lakers court He was focused on enjoying another great night out while his team was completely devastated. in defense and began to give the first advantage to the opponent.
Still in the first quarter, James was inadvertently elbowed in the face by point guard Josh Gide, but returned to the field, after being hurt for a few moments.
The first set closed with eight points and the second began with two baskets and an extra shot that sparked “MVP” chants before the stands.
James had 20 points at halftime and after talking with his sons Bronie and Bryce at halftime, he was determined to seal his record as soon as possible and keep it within range with two consecutive triples.
After a brief respite on the bench, LeBron went into third base with a drive to the basket and capped it off with a trademark swing shot that sparked cheers on the court.
,Something great,” Stephen Curry (Warriors) wrote on Twitter. Linking your teammates’ myriad reactions to the achievement.