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Kobe Bryant passes Wilt Chamberlain's NBA scoring record

Updated: 31 March 2013 15:49 IST

Bryant is fourth on the all-time NBA scoring charts, behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone and Michael Jordan.

Sacramento:

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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