LeBron James surpasses Kobe Bryant records
Tehran(KNA) : LeBron James has surpassed Kobe Bryant to become the youngest NBA player to reach 30,000 regular-season points.
The Cleveland Cavaliers player needed eight points but managed 28 as his side lost 114-102 to the San Antonio Spurs.
James reached 30,000 aged 33 years and 24 days, beating ex-Los Angeles Lakers star Bryant at 34 years and 104 days.
Only five other men have reached the tally - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone, Michael Jordan, Wilt Chamberlain and Dirk Nowitzki.
"Congrats #KingJames. Welcome to the club!" said Dallas Mavericks' Nowitzki, who has 30,808 regular season points.
The former Miami Heat player now has more landmarks in his sights, including Kareem's career points total of 38,387.