Kobe came into Sunday’s match-up, against the Oklahoma City Thunder, only 10 points behind Elvin Hayes for 7th on the All-Time Scoring List.
Kobe scored 17 points while the Lakers came back from a 14-point deficit. This was their fourth straight win since the all-star break.
Next up on the list is Moses Malone. Kobe is only 89 points behind Moses for sixth.
Box score: Lakers 90 Thunder 87
Next Game: Tuesday, March 1st. @ Minnesota Timberwolves (5:00 p.m. PST)
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