Lebron James surpasses Michael Jordan as NBA highest scorer

Cleveland Cavaliers star, LeBron James, has moved past Hall of Famer Michael Jordan as the leading scorer in NBA playoff history after helping his team to comfortably beat the Celtics 135-102 to clinch the best-of-seven series 4-1 on Thursday, and set up a third successive championship series against the Golden State Warriors
James who needed 28 points to surpass Jordan (5,987 points) achieved the milestone which had stood for 19 years, in the third quarter with a three-point jump shot, which put the Cavaliers up by 32 points setting his new mark at of 5.995 points in 212 play-off games, while six-time NBA champion Jordan set his record in 179 games.
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