Kobe Bryant Passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar For Lakers Field Goal Record

Kobe Bryant, already the leading scorer in Los Angeles Lakers franchise history, passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for another franchise record on Sunday night, battling the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center in Minnesota. Bryant hit a reverse layup with 4:52 remaining in the second quarter on Sunday, giving him 9,936 field goals made in his career, most in Lakers franchise history.

Most Field Goals Made, Lakers History
Rank Player Field Goals
1 Kobe Bryant 9,936
2 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 9,935
3 Jerry West 9,016
4 Elgin Baylor 8,693
5 James Worthy 6,878
6 Magic Johnson 6,211
7 Shaquille O`Neal 5,462
8 Byron Scott
5,126
9 Gail Goodrich 5,107
10 Jamaal Wilkes
4,533
Source: Basketball-Reference.com

Kobe also holds the Lakers franchise record for games played, minutes played, field goals attempted, free throws made, and three-pointers made and attempted. Bryant also ranks second in steals, 48 behind Magic Johnson for the lead.

For more news and information on Lakers basketball, be sure to read Silver Screen and Roll.

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