LeBron James Passes Paul Pierce on NBA’s All-Time Leading Scoring List

February 10th, 2016 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

While the main storyline of Wednesday’s contest between the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers was Kobe Bryant’s final trip to Quicken Loans Arena, LeBron James made some history himself during his team's 120-111 victory.

Bleacher Report shared news of James passing Paul Pierce for the 15th spot on the all-time scoring list:

According to ESPN.com's list of the NBA’s all-time scoring leaders, James entered Wednesday’s contest with 26,159 points compared to Pierce’s 26,166. James finished with 29 points Wednesday, while Pierce tallied six in the Los Angeles Clippers' 139-134 loss to the Boston Celtics.

Here is a look at the 14 players ahead of James and their totals coming into play Wednesday. Tim Duncan and John Havlicek are certainly within striking distance in the coming weeks for the King:

The fact James moved up the list against Bryant, who is in the top three, is also noteworthy because the two superstars have been two of the dominant forces in the league in the post-Michael Jordan era. SportsCenter put their overa ...

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