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LeBron James passes Shaq for fourth on all-time playoff scoring list

Toronto Raptors v Cleveland Cavaliers - Game Two

CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 19: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on during the first half against the Toronto Raptors in game two of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 19, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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That is a milestone.

In the third quarter of the Cavaliers comfortable win over the Raptors in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron James hit a layup that moved him past Shaquille O’Neal into fourth on the all-time NBA playoff scoring list. LeBron now has 5,255 playoff points (and he did it in 28 fewer games and fewer minutes than Shaq). It speaks to LeBron’s durability and how long he has played at a high level — Shaq was a dominant playoff force, to pass him is an impressive feat.

Next up on the list is Kobe Bryant, but LeBron has 385 points to go to get there.