On the evening of February 7th, 2023, history was made at the Staples Center as Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James broke the NBA scoring record held by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
The record-breaking moment came during the Lakers’ matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder put up a strong fight, but the Lakers ultimately won the game and James ended up with a total of 36 points, surpassing Abdul-Jabbar’s record of 38,387 points.
The Staples Center was abuzz with excitement as the Lakers star achieved the feat. Fans, teammates, and even the Thunder players congratulated James for his accomplishment.
The Lakers have been in great form this season, and with James now breaking the all-time scoring record, they look set to make a strong run for the championship.
The Thunder, meanwhile, have had a difficult season so far, but the team will be looking to turn things around in the coming weeks.
No matter the outcome of the season, the night will be remembered as the night LeBron James achieved a feat no one thought was possible.