‘King’ LeBron James has surpassed ‘Legend’ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the new protagonist of the NBA’s all-time scoring record.
James scored the 36th point by throwing a fadeaway shot with 10.9 seconds remaining in the third quarter in the regular league home game against Oklahoma City in Los Angeles, USA.
James, who had scored 38,352 points in his personal career until the previous game, accumulated 38,388 points, breaking Abdul-Jabbar’s record for the most in this category, which had not been broken for 34 years.
The record-breaking James spread his arms across the court and hugged his family for joy.
After the match was paused, Abdul-Jabbar, who came to the field, congratulated James by handing the game ball to James, whose eyes were moistened.
James said, “I am grateful to those who have been running with me for the past 20 years. Thanks to their passion and sacrifice, I have come this far. Even if I live a million years, there will be no better day than today.” 슬롯사이트
Debuting in Cleveland in the 2003-2004 season, playing for Miami and Lakers, he led the team to win four times in 20 seasons, and was selected as the best player in the regular season and the championship game four times. Added.
James set the same record in 20 seasons as Abdul-Jabbar, but surpassed 38,387 points faster in terms of games played.
Abdul-Jabbar played 1,560 career games and James surpassed the senior record in 1,410 games.
James, who added 2 points in the 4th quarter, scored 38 points on the day for a career-high 38,390 points.
But in the game, the Lakers couldn’t laugh as they lost by three points.
The Lakers are 25-30, 13th in the Western Conference, and Oklahoma City are 26-28, 11th.