February 08 News Today, the Lakers lost 130-133 to the Thunder at home.
After the game, Lakers forward LeBron James was interviewed.
Talking about his emotional tears after breaking the all-time scoring record, James said: “I put the famous line of President Roosevelt’s ‘man in the arena’ on my sneakers every night. Tonight, when that
I actually do feel like I’m sitting on top of the arena when the shot hits the net, that crowd cheering, I’m not sure if I’m going to get that feeling again, unless it’s a Finals game winner? But that won’t
Stop playing. Everything stopped, and they gave me a chance to embrace the moment, to look around and see my friends and family, which was cool.
“I think I can count on two hands the number of times I’ve cried in my 20-year career, out of joy or frustration, and that was one of those moments where I kind of teared up and it was one of those ‘I can’t believe it’s happening.
What’s the tear.”
In this game, James played 34 minutes and scored 38 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists on 13 of 20 shots.