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LeBron James passed Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time scoring list Wednesday night, moving into fourth place overall.

Sitting courtside with his family including his son, 2 Chainz was ecstatic to watch the magic happen but it's what he did afterward that's got people talking.

Today, James took to Instagram to reflect on his accomplishment and paid homage to his idol, MJ, in the process.

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James needed only 13 points heading into Wednesday's game to surpass Jordan (32,292 career points), who played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association while averaging 30.1 points per game. James, who entered the National Basketball Association at 18 years old compared to 21 for Jordan, began the night averaging 27.1 points in 1,189 games over 16 seasons with Cleveland, Miami and the Lakers. "For a kid from Akron, Ohio, that needed inspiration and needed some type of positive influence, M.J. was that guy for me".

"I wanted to shoot on the half-turn like him, to stick out my tongue while pounding my chest like him". I wanted kids to look up to me at some point like MJ and it's just insane, to be honest.

Scoring more points than Jordan is simply a phenomenal feat, and while the debate rages on regarding which player is better, what we do know is that they are on another level. "Knowing that moment was a few minutes ahead of him, I think that did something to him, nerve-wracking, that he doesn't feel normally at the start of a game". Kobe Bryant scored 33,643 points over his 20-year career, leaving James 1,332 points behind.


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