Sports LeBron James surpasses Kobe Bryant on the NBA playoff scoring list

09:56  21 april  2017
09:56  21 april  2017 Source:   FOXSports

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LeBron James has moved past Kobe Bryant on one of the NBA ’s all time leaderboards — and in 18 fewer games. Midway through the second quarter of Game 3 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers, James surpassed Bryant for third on the playoff scoring list with 5

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James moved past Kobe Bryant in a pair of NBA categories. And if the Cavs make it to the Eastern Conference Finals, he would almost certainly top the number one man on the list , Michael Jordan, who finished with 5,987 points.

  LeBron James surpasses Kobe Bryant on the NBA playoff scoring list © NBAE/Getty Images

LeBron James has moved past Kobe Bryant on one of the NBA’s all time leaderboards — and in 18 fewer games.

Midway through the second quarter of Game 3 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers, James surpassed Bryant for third on the playoff scoring list with 5,641 career postseason points. Kobe scored 5,640 points in 220 career playoff games, while Wednesday was LeBron’s 202nd.

The King now trails just Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (5,762 points in 237 games) and Michael Jordan (5,987 points in just 179 games).

LeBron entered Game 3 fifth on the all-time playoff points per game leaderboard at 28.00 points per game, behind Kevin Durant (28.83), Jerry West (29.13), Allen Iverson (29.73) and Jordan (33.45).

Unfortunately for LeBron, the milestone came as the Cavaliers fell behind by 20 points to the energized Pacers and Lance Stephenson.

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LeBron James has been with Nike since before he played his first NBA game in 2003. Yet that didn't mean other shoe companies didn't try to aggressively court the superstar-in-waiting when he was an 18-year-old high school senior about to jump straight to the pros. © Sporting News Archive / Sporting News / Getty In a recent "Kneading Dough" interview with longtime friend and business partner Maverick Carter on his own media platform, Uninterrupted, James recounted how then-Reebok CEO Paul Fireman offered to write him a $10-million check on the spot if he agreed not to talk to Nike or Adidas.

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