Can Kobe, LeBron catch Kareem?
PER Diem: Jan. 21, 2010
Updated: January 26, 2010, 11:47 PM ETBy John Hollinger | ESPN.com
Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty ImagesCan anyone top Kareem's record for career points scored? Kobe and LeBron are both in the hunt.The stage couldn't be set any better. Kobe Bryant enters Thursday's nationally televised battle against Cleveland just 19 points shy of a historic milestone, his 25,000th career point. He'll become only the 15th player in NBA history to reach this extraordinary mark.