Bryant Passes Jordan To Take Third On All-Time Scoring List

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Bryant Passes Jordan To Take Third On All-Time Scoring List

Kobe Bryant eclipsed Michael Jordan on the National Basketball Association’s all-time scoring list on Sunday, surpassing the legendary scorer during the second quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers’ game at the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Bryant entered the game needing nine points to top the retired Jordan’s mark of 32,292 points and move into third on the all-time list.

The 36-year-old Bryant did it in his 19th season and 1,269th game. Jordan’s career lasted 15 seasons and 1,072 games.

Bryant now trails only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387 points) and Karl Malone (36,928) in career points.

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