LeBron James

NBA fraternity take to Twitter to congratulate LeBron James on passing Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list

Chris Paul congratulating LeBron James
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On a 10-game slate, LeBron James stole the spotlight as he climbed the ladder on the NBA's scoring charts, moving to 4th all-time.

Here's the basket that took him past Michael Jordan:

His points tally now stands at 32,311 with Lakers legend and 5-time Champion Kobe Bryant (33,643) next on the list at the 3rd spot.

NBA Twitter was abuzz the King surpassed Michael Jordan and his fellow NBA players were quick to congratulate the retiring star.

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We talked about this being a possibility and now it's a reality. WoW! Congrts my friend. You're not finish nor are you done but take this one in. That's Jordan you jus passed. @kingjames #brotherhood

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