LeBron James Beats Michael Jordan's Record for Total Points Scored
LeBron James Beats Michael Jordan's Record for Total Points Scored James' points total hit 32,311 Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets.
Jordan's record was 32,292.
James is now only 1,332 points away from Kobe Bryant's record and 6,076 points away from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's record.
The evening was emotional for James, who grew up idolizing Jordan.
He also credited Jordan for much of his success.
LeBron James, via statment Jordan issued a short statement, congratulating his successor.
Michael Jordan, via statement Magic Johnson also shared his congratulations.