Los Angeles Lakers

NBA players take to Twitter to congratulate LeBron James passing Kobe Bryant on the all-time scoring list

On Saturday, LeBron James passed Kobe Bryant on the NBA's all-time scoring list with a 29-point performance in the Los Angeles Lakers' loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.

The 16-time All-Star now ranks third all-time in career scoring behind only Karl Malone and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

A number of NBA players - past and present - took to Twitter to congratulate LeBron following his historic achievement.

From Laker legends like Kobe Bryant himself and Magic Johnson

To former teammates like Tristan Thompson and Kendrick Perkins

And other players around the league…

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