James, understandably overcome with emotion, released the foul language with the confidence that he sank his fadeaway jumper to surpass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for his 38,388th point. (James, who scored 38 in the game, finished the night with 38,390.)
In remarks after the milestone against the Oklahoma City Thunder, James told the crowd in Los Angeles and fans on TNT: “Fuck man. Thank you, guys.”
Here’s the record-breaking shot:
The Lakers lost the game, 133-130, furthering fears that they’ll miss the playoffs for a second straight season. That might elicit another F-word from James, but in a different spirit.
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