The highly anticipated moment has arrived! The NBA’s all-time leading scorer is now LeBron James. On Tuesday, James surpassed the career scoring record previously set by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a feat that many believed would never be broken. With this latest addition to his list of accomplishments, a video of James with his wife, Savannah, and their three children, LeBron Jr. (18), Bryce Maximus (15), and Zhuri Nova (8), has captured everyone’s hearts.
After James made history, his family shared a video online to offer their congratulations and show their love. In celebration, Savannah had a message for her husband, acknowledging the hard work he put in to achieve this moment.
“Hey, my love, I am here to congratulate you on becoming the NBA’s all-time leading scorer. I am so proud of you, I witnessed day in and day out, the hard work, the sacrifice, and the professionalism that you put into this game every single day,” she said.
Savannah also expressed her pride in seeing James reach this milestone in his life after all the struggles and hard work he has put in over the years. Furthermore, his children approached him to offer their congratulations, which was heartwarming for fans to see. The sight of his three children expressing their love and witnessing this dream come true was greatly appreciated.
NBA fans react to the video of LeBron James’s family
In tribute to James’ historic day, Savannah and the James family shared an emotional message that touched the hearts of the NBA community. Some were moved to see this moment unfold before their eyes, while others expressed their admiration for James and his family.
I am shaking right now. I was watching the Lakers Thunder game on ESPN with my 3 month old daughter when LeBron James dropped an F Bomb. She saw the whole thing and asked me “is it true that LeBron James violently threatened the entire stadium?” I had no answer.
— Spencer (@imnotspence) February 8, 2023
I’m not even crying.. I’m not 😭😭 https://t.co/xUsuSdsKqY
— Tobi Daniels- IMAGO DEI (@adeyemi_daniels) February 8, 2023
Family everything, tough https://t.co/x8GHGFwuKy
— Drew (@NotMr_Smith) February 8, 2023
Man is winning all across the board. Look at how beautiful his wife is 😩 .. beautiful children too!! 💐👑 https://t.co/AJYWKglrH7
— Miceli Peña (@MiceliRoyce) February 8, 2023
His daughter https://t.co/hnYkvJi4Qw
— Aliciadawnnnnn (@aliciadawnnnnn) February 8, 2023
the only royal family i recognize👑 https://t.co/pX6RfN9aWg
— 𝕥𝕙𝕖 𝕨𝕙𝕠𝕝𝕖𝕤𝕠𝕞𝕖 𝕙𝕖𝕒𝕥𝕙𝕖𝕟™ (@docsloosechange) February 8, 2023
LeBron James becomes the all-time leading scorer
As the third quarter was coming to a close, James was just 6 points away from breaking the record with 2:14 remaining on the clock. His fans and family were eagerly watching and eagerly waiting for each step and basket, as they anticipated witnessing a great feat.
However, James, with just 10.9 seconds left until halftime, made a step-back fadeaway jumper over Kenrich Williams, scoring his 38,388th point, one more than Abdul-Jabbar. Despite the Los Angeles Lakers eventually losing the game to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 130-133, the attention was clearly on LeBron.
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