TWITTER: Reactions To Kobe Passing Jordan On NBA’s All-Time Scoring List

The Los Angeles Lakers were on the road once again on Sunday night with NBA history set to be made at the Target Center. Kobe Bryant came into the game against the Minnesota Timberwovles only nine points shy of passing Michael Jordan on the NBA’s all-time scoring list with many anticipating he’d pass that mark early.

With a trip to the charity stripe late in the first half, Kobe was able tie and then pass Jordan by hitting both free throws to improve his career point total to 32,293. Bryant now sits behind only two players who happen to be former Lakers Karl Malone (36,928) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387) on the list of the league’s greatest scorers.

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Once the news broke of Kobe passing Jordan on Sunday, the reactions started to pour in on Twitter. Along with the Lakers congratulating the face of the franchise for arguably his greatest milestone yet, many others expressed their admiration and respect for the future Hall of Famer.

Here’s a compilation of the notable former and current players to congratulate Kobe for his latest achievement:

Magic Johnson (Twitter: @MagicJohnson)

LeBron James (Twitter: @KingJames)

Los Angeles Lakers (Twitter: @Lakers)

Michael Jordan via ESPN’s Baxter Holmes (Twitter: @BaxterHolmes)

Richard Hamilton (Twitter: @RipCityHamilton)

Congrats to my bro @kobebryant for passing MJ on the NBA all- time scoring list. #WellDeserved #Congrats

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Brandon Jennings (Twitter: @BrandonJennings)

James Worthy (Twitter: @JamesWorthy)

Pau Gasol (Twitter: @PauGasol)

Caron Butler (Twitter: @realtuffjuice)

Reggie Miller (Twitter: @ReggieMillerTNT)

Nick Young (Instagram: SwaggyP)

Jeremy Lin (Twitter: @jlin7)

Jamal Crawford (Twitter: @JCrossover)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Twitter: @kaj33)

Ryan Kelly (Instagram: RyanKelly34)

Unbelievable accomplishment @kobebryant #buckets

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Jordan Clarkson (Instagram: jclark5on)

The GOAT, Congrats big homie.

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Carlos Boozer (Instagram: mrcbooz)

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