The record books for the top three highest scorers in the history of the NBA were updated on Thursday night after a 27-point performance from LeBron James in a match-up between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets.
James started the game trailing Kobe Bryant by just 17 points in the NBA all-time scorers list. Bryant’s total of 33,643 points scored was eclipsed on the night by 12 points by James who finished with 29 points against the 76ers.
Only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone have more career points (38387 and 36928 respectively).
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