What age did Kareem retire at?
When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar left the game in 1989 at age 42, no NBA player had ever scored more points, blocked more shots, won more Most Valuable Player Awards, played in more All-Star Games or logged more seasons.
How many points does Lebron need to pass Kareem?
Now James has that record within reach, needing 908 points to surpass Abdul-Jabbar’s career total of 38,387. At his career scoring average of 27.1 PPG, James would need 34 games to rack up that total, putting him on track to break the record on Feb. 9 against the Milwaukee Bucks.
How many 3’s did Kareem shoot?
His remark is actually completely true. Of the 38,387 points scored by Abdul-Jabbar in his 20-year career, he only made one 3-point shot and he was 1-18 throughout his entire career. Kareem even mentioned that his lone 3-point shot, which happened in 1986, was actually an accident.