Lakers’ LeBron James Passes Michael Jordan on NBA All-Time Scoring List

Breitbart | 3/7/2019 | Staff
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March 7 (UPI) — Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron Jamespassed idol Michael Jordan for No. 4 on the NBA’s all-time scoring list with an And-1 during a loss to the Denver Nuggets.

James now has 32,311 career points after netting a game-high 31 points in the 115-99 loss Wednesday at Staples Center in Los Angeles. He passed Jordan’s mark of 32,292 with 5:38 remaining in the first half.

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The four-time NBA MVP caught a short pass from Rajon Rondo during the sequence. He jumped into the paint and took one dribble before gliding toward the rim. He tossed a shot off of the backboard and through the net while getting fouled by Torrey Craig. James made the resulting free throw and finished the first half with 17 points.

“This ranks right up there at the top … for a kid from Akron, Ohio that needed inspiration and needed some type of positive influence, M.J. was that guy for me,” James told reporters.

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“I watched him from afar. I wanted to be like M.J....
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