Saturday 09th December 2023,
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Watch: Kobe Bryant Passes Jordan for 3rd on All-time Scoring List; Receives Standing Ovation

LA Lakers Kobe Bryant tonight passed Michael Jordan with a couple of free throws for third all-time on the NBA’s scoring list. kobe-mj1With a whopping 32,293 points, Kobe is only trailing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387) and Karl Malone (36,928). While it doesn’t seem likely Kobe will catch Kareem or Karl Malone, it is an amazing feat to score more points than MJ during the course of his career. Of course MJ scored that level in a lot less games, seasons, and shots taken, but none-the-less the feat is Hall of Fame worthy, and Kobe is certainly in the conversation of the Top 10 players of all-time in the NBA’s history.

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Even Lebron James was quick to take to twitter to congratulate the achievement:

And Michael Jordan himself was respectful enough to send out a message through the AP:

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