The NBA logo may not be changing anytime soon, but LeBron James passed Jerry West, the silhouette himself, on the all-time scoring leaderboards Tuesday night.
With just over three minutes remaining in the first quarter of Cleveland’s matchup with Detroit, James caught a pass from Matthew Dellavedova in the right corner, got set and buried a three. James’s 10th point of the game marked the 25,193rd of his career, one ahead of the Lakers legend.
James is now 19th all-time in scoring at age 30, 11 games into his 13th NBA season and 922 into his career. West accomplished his point total in 932 games over 14 seasons.
Next on the list for James is Pacers great Reggie Miller and his 25,279 points, a mark James should be able to surpass this season, health permitting.