LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 7: LeBron James #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates after breaking Kareem Abdul-Jabbars, all time scoring record of 38,388 points during the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on February 7, 2023 at Crypto.Com Arena in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2023 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Love him or hate him, one thing you can’t take away from him is the fact that LeBron James is one of the games most prolific performers on the grand stage of the NBA. On Tuesday night, James added to his legacy by passing Kareem Abdul-Jabar to become the sports all time scoring leader.

A record that stood 38 years, James finished the night with 38 points (he needed only 36 points) to pass the former Lakers legend. The Lakers wound up losing to the Oklahoma City Thunder 133-130.

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