Kobe Bryant now the youngest NBA player to reach 26,000 points

By on Nov 12, 2010 in Basketball, Sports, United States, World Comments

Los Angeles LakersKobe Bryant is now the youngest NBA player to reach 26,000 points, after he scored 34 points during their game against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday.

Although the Lakers lost as reported earlier, Kobe Bryant broke another NBA record by being the youngest basketball player to hit the 26,000 points mark.

As posted at ESPN, on Friday, Kobe Bryant, during that game only needs 17 points to become the youngest NBA player to reach 26,000 points at the age of 32 years old and 80 days.

He beat former Los Angeles LakersWilt Chamberlain who was then 32 years old and 114 days, while another Los Angeles Lakers player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar hit the 26,000 points at the age of 33 years old and 331 days.

Bryant, on this 15th year in the NBA, also became the 12th player in history to complete the 26,000-point mark, and landed on the 8th spot as the player who made it fast in terms of the number of games played (1,030).

As of this time, he is also the youngest NBA player to reach the thousand-point markers for 16,000-20,000 and now 23,000-26,000.

Last season, Kobe Bryant also became the youngest NBA player to reach 25,000 points



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