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LeBron James passes Oscar Robertson on career scoring list

Cleveland Cavaliers v Atlanta Hawks

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 01: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts to a call during the game against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on April 1, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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ATLANTA (AP) — LeBron James has moved past Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson into 11th place on the NBA’s scoring list.

James scored on a layup when Atlanta’s Al Horford was called for goaltending with 2:14 remaining in the third quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers game at the Hawks on Friday night, giving him 26,711 points. James began the night 21 points behind Robertson’s 26,710 points.

James moved past Robertson only one night after passing former Hawks Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins for 12th place.

James has also surpassed Jerry West, Reggie Miller, Alex English, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, John Havlicek and Tim Duncan on the scoring list this season.