LeBron James Surpasses Michael Jordan as Playoffs Scoring Leader Thursday May 25,2017
Cleveland forward LeBron James has moved past Hall of Famer Michael Jordan as the leading scorer in NBA playoff history on his way to helping the Cavaliers ease into a third straight NBA Finals series on Thursday May 25,2017
James entered Game Five of the Eastern Conference Finals against the host Boston Celtics on Thursday May 25,2017 needing 28 points to surpass Jordan (5,987 points).
He reached the milestone in style late in the third quarter with a three-point jump shot that hit nothing but net.
LeBron James finished the game with 35 points to take his career playoff total to 5,995 points.
The 32-year-old, who is seeking a fourth NBA title, took 212 post-season games to surpass Jordan, a six-time champion who played 179 playoff games.