Cavs' James moves into 12th place on career scoring list
CLEVELAND (AP) LeBron James has moved past Dominique Wilkins into 12th place on the NBA's career scoring list.
James recorded a three-point play at the 3:52 mark of the first quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers' game Thursday night against Brooklyn, giving him 26,671 career points. Wilkins had 26,668 during his Hall of Fame career with Atlanta, the Los Angeles Clippers, Boston, San Antonio and Orlando.
James has also surpassed Jerry West, Reggie Miller, Alex English, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, John Havlicek and Tim Duncan on the scoring list this season.
James is likely to pass Oscar Robertson, who scored 26,710 career points, for 11th place on Friday night in Atlanta.