The King Of Scoring
LeBron James needed 36 points on Tuesday night to pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA’s all-time leading scorer.
NBA COMMISSIONER ADAM SILVER’S STATEMENT REGARDING LEBRON JAMES
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7, 2023 – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued the following statement regarding the Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the NBA’s all-time leading scorer:
“Congratulations to LeBron on breaking one of the most hallowed records in all of sports by becoming the NBA’s all-time scoring leader. It’s a towering achievement that speaks to his sustained excellence over 20 seasons in the league. And quite amazingly, LeBron continues to play at an elite level and his basketball history is still being written.”