Social media reacts to LeBron James passing Michael Jordan on NBA all-time scoring list

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LeBron James moved in front of Michael Jordan and into fourth place on the NBA scoring list Wednesday (Thursday in Manila).

James moved in front of Michael Jordan and into fourth place on the NBA scoring list in the Lakers’ lost to the Nuggets. The 34-year-old star passed Jordan with a layup in the second quarter.

James appeared to weigh in on the accomplishment on Twitter before the game.

The 15-time All-Star signed a four-year, $153.3 million contract with Los Angeles this summer and has averaged 27 points per game this season. But, the Lakers have not met expectations as they entered play Wednesday with a 30-34 record.

James and Jordan are widely considered the two best players in NBA history. Jordan won six titles and five MVP awards during his 15 seasons with the Bulls and Wizards.

Here are some social media reactions to James passing Jordan:

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