Washington, April 21 (IANS) With seven minutes 26 seconds left in the second quarter game 3 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Indiana Pacers, LeBron James topped Kobe Byrant to move into third place on NBA’s all-time playoff scoring list.Also Read - Hyundai Launches Hyundai Spotlight In Collaboration With Universal Music India

The three-point play in the second quarter on Thursday gave James 13 points and 5,641 for his playoff career, passing Kobe for third place on the NBA’s all-time post-season scoring list, reports Xinhua news agency Also Read - 2020 Census: Asian Americans in Focus

James reached his mark in his 202nd career playoff game, while Kobe played in 220 post-season contests. He now trails only Michael Jordan (5,987 points) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (5,762) in all-time playoff scoring. Also Read - Actor Ranveer Singh Named NBA Brand Ambassador For India

“The King,” who scored a game-high 41 points in the Cavaliers’ 119-114 win over the Pacers, also passed Kobe in the number of all-time playoff 3-pointers made for fourth place.

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