No player in league history has scored more points while wearing an NBA uniform than LeBron James.
The Los Angeles Lakers star, who came into Saturday night needing 19 points to pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the most combined regular season and postseason points, made a 3-pointer less than five minutes into the second half against the Golden State Warriors, giving him 21 for the game and 44,152 points between the regular season and postseason. Abdul-Jabbar finished his Hall of Fame career with 44,149 combined points (38,387 in the regular season, 5,762 in the playoffs).
James got it going early, tying Abdul-Jabbar on a 3 with 1:24 remaining in the second quarter. He finished the first half with 18 points on 7-for-12 shooting, helping L.A. keep pace with the Warriors.
LeBron James passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the most combined regular season and playoffs points 👏
— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) February 13, 2022