LeBron James Breaks Kareem-Abdul Jabbar’s Record, Becomes NBA’s All-Time Leading Scorer. American basketball evergreen and Los Angeles Lakers forward 38-year-old LeBron James on Wednesday breaks Hall of Fame centre Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA’s all-time leading scorer. Breaking Kareem’s record that was once thought unbreakable by hitting a fadeaway jumper from the top of the key late in the third quarter of a 133-130 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The scoring record is the latest milestone in his career. LeBron James has won two Olympic gold medals, four NBA championships, four NBA season MVP awards, four NBA finals MVP awards, and three all-star MVP awards to date.
LeBron James with an estimated net worth of $1 billion (according to Forbes) is one of the richest NBA players.
Now the top scorer in NBA (National Basketball Association) history It took LeBron 20 seasons to claim the NBA’s scoring crown, and he did it in fewer games and with a higher career scoring average than Abdul-Jabbar.
James, whose social media presence includes 143 million followers on Instagram, and 53 million followers on Twitter has been vocal in criticizing racial injustice and supporting Black Lives Matter.
LeBron James Records/Awards At A Glance
4x Finals MVP
3x All-Star MVP
1x Rookie of the Year
No. 1 All-Time Scoring leader
No. 4 All-Time Assists leader