LeBron James Becomes NBA's All-Time Leading Points Scorer
James went into the game against OKC needing 36 points to overtake the record of 38,387 - which was set by Abdul-Jabbar in 1989
LeBron James has become the NBA's all-time leading points scorer, surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's 34-year record amid a stunning performance against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Los Angeles.
Fans shelled out thousands to secure a seat at Crypto.com arena to witness history, and James didn't make them wait - putting on a show to seal the record, while Abdul-Jabbar watched on from courtside.
James went into the game against OKC needing 36 points to overtake the record of 38,387 - which was set by Abdul-Jabbar in 1989.
The King claimed the record with 10.9 seconds remaining in the third quarter with a trademark fadeaway dagger. He finished with 38 points, seven rebounds and three assists.
Following the record-breaking shot, James walked away with his hands high in the air before he was mobbed by teammates and eventually his sons, Bronny and Bryce, along with wife, Savannah.