Did LeBron James play Kobe Bryant?

When did LeBron overtakes Kobe?

Lakers forward LeBron James acknowledges the fans’ ovation after passing Kobe Bryant for No. 3 on the NBA’s all-time scoring list on Jan. 25, 2020, in Philadelphia. Everyone just wanted to go home.

What did Kobe say about LeBron?

According to Matt Sullivan’s Can’t Knock the Hustle, this is what Kobe said that stuck with LeBron: Don’t rely on basketball for your happiness, because it’s not gonna happen.

How did LeBron know Kobe died?

LeBron James initially thought his Lakers teammates were joking with him when they informed him of Kobe Bryant’s death. James was asleep on a flight to Los Angeles from Philadelphia — where the Lakers had been playing the previous night — when the news broke.

What Kobe record did LeBron break?

On Saturday evening, James surpassed Bryant for the No. 3 spot on the NBA’s all-time scoring list during his game against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center. James needed 18 points to beat out Bryant’s career total of 33,643 points, and accomplished it with a running layup in the third quarter.

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