Kobe Bryant Passes Michael Jordan on NBA’s All-Time Scoring List
Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan (32,292) on the NBA’s all-time career scoring list.
With 5:24 left in the second quarter, Bryant scored his 32,293rd career point when he converted a pair of free throws, putting the Lakers ahead, 38-32, over the Timberwolves in Minnesota.
Bryant moved up to third place, behind former Lakers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387) and Karl Malone (36,928).
“I congratulate Kobe on reaching this milestone,” Jordan told the Associated Press. “He’s obviously a great player, with a strong work ethic and has an equally strong passion for the game of basketball. I’ve enjoyed watching his game evolve over the years, and I look forward to seeing what he accomplishes next.”
Click here to read the full story on LATimes.com.