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LeBron James Just Surpassed Michael Jordan on the NBA All Time Leading Scorer Lists

LeBron James Just Surpassed Michael Jordan on the NBA All Time Leading Scorer Lists

 

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LeBron vs. MJ debate is getting real.

It was a historic night for Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James.

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On Wednesday, March 6th, the future Hall-of-Famer became the fourth leading scorer of all time, passing Michael Jordan in the process. James passed Jordan with an and-one lay-up over Denver Nuggets forward Torrey Craig in the first quarter. (Lakers would go on to lose to the Nuggets, 115-99. They will probably miss the playoffs.)

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After LeBron scored the record -passing bucket, he went to the bench where he was congratulated by 2 Chainz, who gave him a chain. (LeBron A&R’d 2 Chainz’ latest album, Rap or Go to the League.

James honored Jordan all night. He was wearing special Jordan-inspired sneakers. ( He wrote “Thank You MJ 23” on them.)

After the game he talked about the legacy of Jordan:

Some of LeBron’s peers, including ex-teammate Dwyane Wade and Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul, honored Bron after the game:

LeBron James trails Kobe Bryant (33,643), Karl Malone (36,928) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387) for that number one spot.



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