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Watch LeBron James pass Kobe Bryant on the NBA all-time playoff scoring list (VIDEO)

LeBron James

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James looks to the basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)


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.

Via Twitter:

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.