Posted Mar 30, 2013 11:26 PM - Updated Mar 30, 2013 11:29 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Kobe Bryant has passed fellow Los Angeles Lakers great Wilt Chamberlain for fourth place on the NBA's career scoring list.
Bryant made a pull-up jumper from the free throw line with 7:54 remaining in the second quarter to eclipse Chamberlain's mark of 31,419 points. He tied Chamberlain 22 seconds earlier with a layup.
Bryant entered the game four points behind Chamberlain.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar tops the NBA's career scoring list with 38,387 points, Karl Malone is second with 36,928 and Michael Jordan is third with 32,292.
The 34-year-old Bryant is in his 17th season - all with the Lakers.
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