Bryant passes Michael Jordan and moves into third place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. Bryant accomplishes this in a victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves, where he puts up 26 points. The two players who are still ahead of Bryant are Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone. Bryant:
I’m just honored to be here, man, to still be playing. I appreciate being able to play this long. Careers normally don’t last this long. I really appreciate the opportunity to still be out there playing and performing and doing what I do.