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Kobe Bryant now the NBA's fifth all-time leading scorer

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers looks

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during a game against the Miami Heat. (Jan. 19, 2012) Credit: Getty Images

Kobe Bryant needed 24 points Monday night in Philadelphia to pass Shaquille O'Neal for fifth on the NBA's all-time scoring list.

It took him less than 19 minutes.

Bryant's 23-foot jumper from just inside the three-point arc in the second quarter gave him points No. 28,596 and 28,597 of his career, passing O'Neal for fifth all-time in the NBA.

Next up on the NBA list is Wilt Chamberlain, who finished his career with 31,419 points.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is No. 1 all-time with 38,387 points.

Bryant added four more points for 28 total, but it wasn't enough in a 95-90 loss to the 76ers. Los Angeles fell to 14-11 on the season, while Philly improved to 17-7.

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