Lebron James moves up to 3rd position on all-time scoring list for LA Lakers following 108-91 defeat to Philadelphia 67ers. Iconic #23 jersey wearing Small and Power forward for LA Lakers, 35 banked 29 points to move 33,655 career points ahead of former Lakers main man Kobe Bryant. Kareem Abdul Jabbar, the ex-Lakers’ Center is on the top of all-time scoring ladder with 38, 387 points.
Karl Malone who formerly played for Utah Jazz comes second with 36,928 points. “I am happy just to be in any conversation with Kobe Bryant,” said LBJ. “One of the all-time greatest basketball players to ever play, one of the all-time greatest Lakers. The man’s got two jerseys hanging up in Staples Center. It’s just crazy.”
James in his 17th NBA campaign earned a standing ovation from the road came at Philadelphia after a basket that helped him surpass Bryant in the 3rd quarter. Bryant all praise for Lebron tweeted: “Continuing to move the forward. Much respect my brother.” Ben Simmons and Tobias Harris from hosts posted 28 and 29 points respectively to help guide their team to the victory against the Staples Center franchise.