LeBron James passed Jordan on Wednesday night to move into fourth place on the NBA’s all-time points list.

Entering the Lakers’ game against the Denver Nuggets trailing Jordan by 12 points, James tied Jordan at 32,292 career points with a fadeaway 19-footer midway through the second quarter, then passed him with an and-1 layup at the 5:38 mark.

James sank the free throw to complete the three-point play and went on to finish the game with 31 points, putting him at 32,311 for his career. 

The Lakers lost 115-99.

MJ made this statement: 

Michael had to make a statement, but you know what he was probably thinking. 

LeBron James says his first encounter with Michael Jordan was like meeting God.


Now, he is a spot above him in the scoring heavens. 

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