The reviews trickled in quickly, the comparisons between
Bryant passed Jordan on Sunday for third on the
"Laker fans we've been so blessed to watch Kobe Bryant, one of the top 5 or 6 best players ever, play in a Lakers uniform!"
"Keep making history brother!" Gasol added on Twitter.
Imagine the symmetry experienced by
"I think it puts him in the conversation of, 'Who is the greatest?'" said Scott, in his first year as the Lakers' coach. "I think his name is going to be mentioned when it's all said and done."
Former Lakers teammate
"We shared some of those battles together and conversations about your desire to not only be the best 'Kobe Bryant' basketball player possible but the best in the game," Fox said. "And I think you're continuing to take those strides."
Scott passed soon?
It had to happen amid all the talk of Bryant passing Jordan: Where did Scott rank among the all-time greats?
He didn't do too badly as a player, currently sitting No. 127 overall after scoring 15,097 career points.
The good news for Scott is he won't be passed by Dick Van Arsdale, Shareef Abdur-Rahim or Mike Mitchell.
The bad news?
Oklahoma City plays two more games before visiting the Lakers on Friday, meaning there's a chance Scott sees Durant pass him in person.
LAKERS AT INDIANA
When: 4 PST Monday.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 8-16,
Record vs. Pacers (2013-14): 0-2.