Today in Sports History: January 10

In 1986, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar of the Los Angeles Lakers scored his 34,000th career point against the Indiana Pacers, securing a 124-102 win. Abdul-Jabbar was the first NBA player to reach this achievement and remains the all-time leader with 38,387 career points. 

Abdul-Jabbar played 20 seasons in the league for both the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers. He played six seasons for the Bucks and 14 seasons for the Lakers. 

Abdul-Jabbar was awarded the Most Valuable Player Award, a record-breaking six times. He is a 19-time NBA All-Star and has won six NBA championships as a player and two as an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers. 

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