LeBron passes Kobe as youngest to reach mark

Updated: November 13, 2005, 8:55 PM ET
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- LeBron James became the youngest player in NBA history to reach 4,000 career points Sunday night in Cleveland's game against Orlando.

James (20 years, 318 days) entered needing 10 points pass Kobe Bryant (21 years, 216 days). James reached the milestone on a 21-foot jumper with 58.7 seconds left in the first quarter.

Earlier in the period, James scored twice on driving layups and also had a dunk.


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