• LeBron James is the NBA's new all-time point leader
  • He broke Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's record on Feb. 7
  • James took the record at 38,388 points (and counting)

LeBron James breaks NBA all-time scoring record. On February 7, LeBron broke the NBA's scoring record with his 38,388th point.

NBC reports that the record-breaking points came during the 20th season of his career in front of a home crowd against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

James surpassed a milestone that stood for almost 39 years and was previously held by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

The moment LeBron broke the all-time points record

With 10.9 seconds left in the third quarter, James broke the record with a fadeaway shot. Following the shot, the crowd erupted, and the game was paused to celebrate James' achievement.

To commemorate the moment, Abdul-Jabbar handed James a basketball on the court and shook his hand. An emotional James thanked his family, fans and the NBA.

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"I would never ever in a million years dreamt this even better than what it is tonight," said LeBron James, via NBC.

In 2003, James was the NBA's number one pick coming out of high school. Over his two-decade career, James has averaged about 27 points per game.

The four-time league MVP has won four NBA titles with three teams. On January 24, he broke another NBA record...

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