Full coverage: LeBron James breaks Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s all-time scoring record

LeBron James celebrates breaking Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's NBA all-time scoring record.
LeBron James celebrates breaking Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s NBA all-time scoring record during the Lakers’ loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday at Arena.
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LeBron James is the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, after surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s 38,387 NBA points Wednesday night during the third quarter of the Lakers’ loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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