"What you've done -- the breaking of one of the most monumental records in sports -- will be heard throughout our city and around the world.
"I'd be remiss if I didn't also acknowledge an LA Legend -- Kareem Abdul Jabbar -- who held this record for decades. I am so glad to see that though the record holder is changing hands, it remains in our city of champions.
"So LeBron, on behalf of the people of Los Angeles, I want to congratulate you. We are so proud of your journey thus far, and all that you will continue to do in pursuit of greatness -- both on and off the court.