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The Youngest Ever

Kobe Bryant becomes the youngest NBA player ever to reach 25,000 points.

Updated: January 22, 2010, 12:53 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

There are numbers in sports and then there are numbers in sports.

56. Joe DiMaggio.

88. UCLA basketball.

8. Michael Phelps.

18. Jack Nicklaus.

100. Wilt Chamberlain.

511. Cy Young.

38,387. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

(We'll leave 73, 70, 66 and 762 out of the conversation for obvious reasons.)

You don't need me to tell you if we're talking about hits, or gold medals, or majors, or points, or wins, or homeruns. You ...

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