Kobe Bryant is the greatest scorer in Lakers history. In case you didn’t get the memo, Kobe Bryant passed Jerry West as the Lakers all-time leading scorer with 25,193 career points. Big congratulations to Kobe for an amazing career thus far. It’s not like this is just some small franchise record. It’s the Lakers we are talking about. People Kobe has passed on his way to being the greatest Laker scorer of all time include:
- Jerry West
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
- Elgin Baylor
- Magic Johnson
Now that is quite the list. Passing Jerry West also put Kobe Bryant at #14 on the All-Time NBA scoring list. According to Jerry West, Kobe is not only the greatest scorer in Laker history but he’s also the greatest player in Lakers history with all of the things he can do on a basketball court. Check out this post by Mike Trudell on Lakers.com to read more about this fantastic accomplishment that Kobe has achieved as well as a unique interview with the Logo himself Jerry West about the greatness of Kobe Bryant. You Kobe fans don’t want to miss this.
The greatest player on 1 of 2 of the greatest franchises in NBA history. The other being Bill Russel of the Boston Celtics. What does that tell you? It tells me that the 3 greatest basketball players of all time are Jordan, Russell, and Bryant!!!