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Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant
Position: -
Born: 08/23/78
Height: 6-6 / 1.98
Weight:220 lbs. / 99.8 kg.
Earnings: $328,237,108 ($400,241,994*)
Justin Kubatko: James Harden is just the seventh player in NBA history to follow up a 60-point game with a 40-point game. The others to do so are Wilt Chamberlain, Pete Maravich, Michael Jordan, Tracy McGrady, Kobe Bryant, and Kemba Walker. pic.twitter.com/B6BBmnZDgS
Here is something that might leave James feeling more grateful: He appears on the verge of adding more accomplishments to a Hall-of-Fame résumé that already includes three NBA championships, three Finals MVPs, four regular-season MVPs, 15 All-Star appearances and nine Finals appearances. He needs 588 more points to pass former Lakers star Kobe Bryant for third place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. Should James maintain his season average of 25.7 points per game, he will surpass Bryant’s 33,643 career points in 23 games. Based on that timeline, James would pass Bryant in Brooklyn on Jan. 23. Should he stay mostly healthy and maintain his career scoring average (27.1), James would likely need to play at least two more seasons to top Karl Malone (36,928 points) for second and four more seasons to eclipse Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387) as the NBA’s all-time leading scorer.
James Harden’s performance on Saturday night was enough to make even those who see him put up gaudy numbers night after night step back and marvel at his work. Harden scored a season-high 60 points in 31 minutes, and the Houston Rockets sent the struggling Atlanta Hawks to their 10th straight loss with a 158-111 romp. He joined Klay Thompson and Kobe Bryant as the only players in the past 25 seasons to hit 60 points in just three quarters. “It’s like everything else he does — unbelievable,” coach Mike D’Antoni said.