Kobe Bryant Youngest Player Ever to Hit 30,000 Points Milestone

Joins Kareem-Abdul Jabbar, Karl Malone, Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain


Before Kobe Bryant had even turned in his latest dominant performance, NBA Commissioner David Stern sought him out to offer a congratulatory hand shake for the extraordinary scoring milestone the Lakers star was about to surpass.

Stern assumed Bryant would score the 13 points he needed to become only the fifth player in NBA history to reach 30,000, and who wouldn't?