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LeBron passes Kareem for most minutes played in NBA history

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Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James added another milestone to his all-time career Monday night, passing Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for most minutes played in NBA history.

James' 66,289th minute of game action between both regular-season and postseason basketball came in the first half of L.A.'s game against the Philadelphia 76ers.

The 38-year-old surpassed Abdul-Jabbar's longstanding scoring record last season.

James continues to defy Father Time in his 21st NBA campaign, averaging 25.5 points, eight rebounds, and 6.6 assists in 33.9 minutes per game, shattering all records for any player with his career length.

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