On This Day: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar becomes the NBA’s all-time scoring leader

Via lakersnation.com

On April 5th, 1984, Kareem-Abdul Jabbar became the NBA’s all-time scoring leader in a game against the Utah Jazz. The legendary center of the Los Angeles Lakers took a pass from Magic Johnson and drained a hook-shot for his point No. 31,420.

He moved passed Wilt Chamberlain in the list to become the leading scorer in the history of the NBA. He retired 5 seasons later with 38,387 points, a record which stands until this day.