Watch LeBron James pass Kobe Bryant on the NBA all-time playoff scoring list (VIDEO)
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James is one of the NBA’s all-time greats, and his playoff record is stellar. On Thursday, the Akron native surpassed another important milestone for his career.
With a shot against the Indiana Pacers in Game 3 of their first round matchup, LeBron passed none other than Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant on the all-time NBA playoff scoring list.
The play game in the second quarter with Pacers star Paul George guarding him. James worked his way into the lane, then gave a pump fake to draw the and-1 on George.
LeBron is now some 100 points behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and 300 points behind Michael Jordan for the No. 1 spot.
Later in the game LeBron would go on to pass Kobe for made 3-pointers in the playoffs.