Sometimes I feel we are immune to Kobe’s greatness and his milestones he reaches. It really should be noted that more fans of basketball should appreciate what he does. I believe people in Los Angeles embrace it fully – but until he retires – he may not be appreciated as much as he should be. With another scoring milestone reached, just take a second and realize what Kobe, who could be the greatest Laker of all time when it’s all said and done, has accomplished.
As of tonight 11-19-2009
1) Jerry West- 25,192 points
2) Kobe Bryant- 24,182 points
3) Kareem Abdul Jabbar- 24,176 points
Here is a screenshot of the crowd giving Kobe a standing ovation during a timeout live from STAPLES Center thanks to Chris via Twitter.