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LeBron James moves into 12th all-time scoring with 24 points vs. Nets

LeBron James has moved into 12th place on the NBA all-time scoring list after scoring 24 points against the Nets on Thursday night.
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LeBron James has moved into 12th place on the NBA all-time scoring list after scoring 24 points in the Cavaliers’ 107–87 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night.

James passed Dominique Wilkins’s 26,668 points with a three-point shot in the first quarter. By the end of the night James’s career total had reached 26,689 points, edging closer to Oscar Robertson in 11th place on the all-time list with 26,710 points.

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James has been averaging 25.0 points per game this season, and reached 24 on Thursday night despite sitting out the fourth quarter.

The Cavaliers next play the Atlanta Hawks at 8 p.m. ET on Friday.

- Erin Flynn