LeBron James becomes NBA’s all-time leading scorer

February 8, 2023 - 1:11 PM
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Feb 7, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) reacts in the first half against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Crypto.com Arena. (Gary A. Vasquez/USA Today Sports via Reuters)

Los Angeles Lakers’ forward LeBron James surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the NBA’s all-time leading scorer on Tuesday, setting the new mark with a fadeaway jumpshot with 10 seconds left in the third quarter of a home game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Reporting by Rory Carroll in Los Angeles; Editing by Clarence Fernandez