Kobe Bryant Youngest to reach 30,000 points
Kobe Bryant Youngest Player to reach 30,000
Bryant made a slashing right-handed runner in the lane with 1:16 remaining in the second quarter against the New Orleans Hornets , giving him 30,001 career points at just 34 years, 104 days old.
Great Achievement for one of the greatest to ever play.
NBA commissioner David Stern was present at New Orleans Arena to witness Bryant’s achievement.
“I want to shake his hand. I think Kobe is, as a talent and a competitor, he’s up there on the pedestal with Michael Jordan as one of the greatest,” Stern told reporters before the game. “Kobe has such an extraordinary run playing at the highest level for so long with the championships to prove it in a league that is extremely competitive.
“Kobe and the Lakers have been an important part of the league, and I wish him well for this season and beyond.”