LeBron James continues to climb up the all-time NBA scoring list.
On Tuesday night, LeBron passed Wilt Chamberlain to move to fifth in the league’s all-time scoring list during the Los Angeles Lakers’ 126-117 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) November 15, 2018
LeBron now sits in the rarest of rare air, sitting behind only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone, Kobe Bryant, and Michael Jordan, respectively. (RELATED: LeBron James Hangs On The Rim, Doesn’t Get Called For A Tech)
NBA All-Time Scoring List Top 10 (nba.com)
|1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar||38,387|
|2. Karl Malone||36,928|
|3. Kobe Bryant||33,643|
|4. Michael Jordan||32,292|
|5. LeBron James||31,425|
|6. Wilt Chamberlain||31,419|
|7. Dirk Nowitzki||31,187|
|8. Shaquille O’Neal||28,596|
|9. Moses Malone||27,409|
|10. Elvin Hayes||27,313|
In addition to passing Chamberlain, James also had his best game of the 2018-19 season, scoring a season-high 44 points, while also tallying 10 assists and 9 rebounds, falling just one rebound short of a triple-double.
It is a significant possibility, if not a likelihood, that LeBron ends up at the top of this list, which would further solidify his standing as the GOAT (Greatest of All Time).