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Kobe Bryant shares his thoughts on passing Michael Jordan
Kobe Bryant shares his thoughts on passing Michael Jordan

Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan (32,292) for third place on the NBA's all-time career scoring list on Sunday, in a Lakers' win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. On Monday, Bryant published his thoughts on the milestone in an essay on The Players' Tribune website; Bryant is credited as an editorial director under his byline. The All-Star guard recalls going scoreless for an entire summer as a 12-year-old, after which he mulled giving up the sport: "I considered maybe just giving up basketball and just focusing on soccer. Here’s where my respect and admiration for [Jordan] was forged. I learned that he had been cut from his high school team as a freshman; I...

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