LeBron James career points tracker: Lakers star passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for NBA scoring record

James set record Thursday vs. Thunder with Abdul-Jabbar in attendance in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James finally caught Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and set the NBA's all-time scoring record on Tuesday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Abdul-Jabbar scored 38,387 career points and held the record from April 1984, eight months before James was born, to Tuesday.

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LeBron James’ recent scoring performances

Feb. 7: Thunder 133, Lakers 130 — 38 points, including the record-setting bucket

Feb. 4: Pelicans 131, Lakers 126 — 27 points

Feb. 2: Lakers 112, Pacers 111 — 26 points

Jan. 31: Lakers 129, Knicks 123 (OT) — 28 points

Jan. 28: Celtics 125, Lakers 121 (OT) — 41 points

Jan. 25: Lakers 113, Spurs 104 — 20 points

Jan. 24: Clippers 133, Lakers 115 — 46 points