​April 5, 1984 : Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Makes NBA History

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar passes Wilt Chamberlain to become the NBA’s all time leading scorer. 

Lakers coach Pat Riley wanted to sit his legendary center so he could break Wilt Chamberlain’s NBA’s career scoring mark (31,419) in Los Angeles, but Abdul-Jabbar insisted on playing against the Utah Jazz in Las Vegas.

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