Kobe Bryant broke Michael Jordan’s record on Sunday night at the NBA All Star Game, Bryant sets of a new mark in the history by scoring more than any player in career All-Star Game scoring.
Earlier record was held by one of the all time greatest NBA player Michael Jordan, but Kobe just moved ahead of Jordan’s record of 262 career All-Star points. Los Angeles Lakers guard needed 19 points to surpass the record and he did it with a fast-break dunk in the third quarter of the West’s 152-149 victory.
He first surpassed Oscar Robertson’s 246 career All-Star points and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s 251 points followed by Jordan’s 262 career All-Star points on Sunday night at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, home of the Orlando Magic. Kobe finished off the game with 27 points and Durant had 36 in an MVP performance, and the Western Conference won game Sunday night.
Bryant is four-time MVP of the All-Star Game, most recently winning the award in 2011 and he’s tied with Bob Petit for most MVPs. Kobe has appeared in 14 All Star Games tying him with Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett for the most All-Star selections among active players.