The Kobe Bryant is closing in on another milestone, just 12 points shy of Moses Malone for sixth place on the NBA all-time scoring list. To pass Moses, Kobe needs 13 points against the Hawks, a number he has reached in 62 of 64 games this season.look to extend their winning streak to eight games tonight in Atlanta facing the , a team that has won just four of its last 12 games.
Bryant began the season in 12th place on the all-time list, but has passed four legends this season. Kobe passed former Celtic John Havlicek on December 10, passed Dominique Wilkins on January 4, passed Oscar Robertson on January 7, passed Hakeem Olajuwon on January 28, and passed Elvin Hayes on February 27:
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Malone played three seasons of his great career with the Hawks, from 1989-1991, making the All-Star team in 1989. Bryant scored 20 points against the Hawks on February 22, in a 104-80 win by the Lakers.
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