Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is now just the second player in NBA history to surpass 38,000 career points.
James passed the record with 5:41 left in the first quarter during the Lakers' Sunday night game against the Philadelphia 76ers.
HISTORY MADE 👑— NBA (@NBA) January 16, 2023
LeBron James becomes only the second player in NBA history to score 38,000 career points. pic.twitter.com/uqLckZ9LY0
The 38-year-old James, now playing in his 20th season, is closing in on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA's all-time leading scorer. Abdul-Jabbar holds the record with 38,387 points.