Kobe passes Wilt on NBA scoring list

Kobe Bryant on Saturday night passed fellow Los Angeles Lakers great Wilt Chamberlain for fourth place on the NBA’s career scoring list.

Bryant made a pull-up jumper from the free-throw line with 7:54 remaining in the second quarter against Sacramento to eclipse Chamberlain’s mark of 31,419 points. He had tied Chamberlain 22 seconds earlier with a layup.

Bryant entered the game four points behind Chamberlain.

He finished the game with 19 points and 14 assists in a 103-98 Lakers victory.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar tops the NBA’s career scoring list with 38,387 points, Karl Malone is second with 36,928 and Michael Jordan is third with 32,292.

The 34-year-old Bryant is in his 17th season — all with the Lakers.