NBA News – Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James

  Phil Knight sat calmly with his hands in his lap while every other person tried to record the moment LeBron James became the NBA's all-time scoring leader on Tuesday night. LeBron Breaks Scoring Record – King James is now the king of NBA scoring. LeBron James became the association’s all-time leading scorer in the Los Angeles Lakers’ game against the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday, surpassing the record that six-time NBA MVP Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had held for 39 years. With 10.9 seconds left in the third quarter, James sank a fadeaway jumper from the left elbow – scoring his 36th point of the game and 38,388th of his career. He stretched his arms in celebration as the supercharged crowd at Los Angeles’ Arena went into a frenzy. Officials paused the game to honor him on the court, where his mother, wife and children met and embraced him. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver congratulated him, and Abdul-Jabbar – in attendance and clapping as James neared the record – raised a basketball aloft before handing it to James as if relinquishing the scoring crown itself. Read more at:  ( and CNN)

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