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LeBron James passes Dirk Nowitzki for sixth on all-time scoring list

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With this bucket, LeBron James now has the sixth-most points in NBA history.

LeBron James has reached another milestone, passing Dirk Nowitzki for sixth on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.

With just under eight minutes in the third quarter, James drained a jumper for his 31,188th career point on Saturday against the San Antonio Spurs.

James, 33, now sits directly behind Wilt Chamberlain, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Karl Malone and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. He’s on pace to enter the top five and surpass Chamberlain next month.

Player Points
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387
2. Karl Malone 36,928
3. Kobe Bryant 33,643
4. Michael Jordan 32,292
5. Wilt Chamberlain 31,419
6. LeBron James 31,188
7. Dirk Nowitzki 31,187
8. Shaquille O’Neal 28,596
9. Moses Malone 27,409
10. Elvin Hayes 27,313

The 14-time All-Star also passed Shaquille O’Neal for the sixth-most made field goals in league history on Saturday.

James is averaging 25.8 points, 9.2 assists and 8.6 rebounds in his 16th season and first with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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