Will LeBron James continue playing if he passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on all-time scoring record?

WRITTEN BY Raju Kumar Yadav

LeBron James of the Lakers is close to breaking Kareem Abdul-scoring Jabbar's record, but he will have plenty of incentive to stay playing once he does.

James, who recently turned 38, reaffirmed his determination to continue playing in the NBA until the birth of his oldest son,

which would be the 2024–25 season at the earliest, in an interview with Dave McMenamin of ESPN.

He said, "I have to be on the floor with Bronny; I need to be on the floor with my child." "Either in a clash against him or wearing the same uniform.

I don't mean [guarding one another the entire game] — he's a point guard and I'm a center at this moment, so I can play any position the team needs.

However, I would want to participate in the full Ken Griffey Sr. and Jr. affair. Definitely, that would be fantastic.

James is also committed to bringing the Lakers back into the title race.

He cited his decision to miss the final five games of the previous season due to an ankle injury,

He cited his decision to miss the final five games of the previous season due to an ankle injury,