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LeBron James Reaches 30,000 Career Points

LeBron James Reaches 30,000 Career Points

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Last night Cleveland Cavaliers Forward and Northeast Ohio native LeBron James became the youngest player in NBA history to reach 30,000 career points. James also became the seventh player to join the 30,000 career point club. We take a look at quarterbacks who have reached the 30,000 career passing yard mark and top scorers in NFL history.

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NFL 30,000 Career Passing Yards

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Rank Player Total Yards
1 Peyton Manning 71,940
2 Brett Favre* 71,838
3 Drew Brees 70,445
4 Tom Brady 66,159
5 Dan Marino* 61,361
6 Eli Manning 51,682
7 John Elway* 51,475
8 Ben Roethlisberger 51,065
9 Philip Rivers 50,348
10 Warren Moon* 49,325
11 Fran Tarkenton* 47,003
12 Carson Palmer 46,247
13 Vinny Testaverde 46,233
14 Drew Bledsoe 44,611
15 Dan Fouts* 43,040
16 Matt Ryan 41,796
17 Kerry Collins 40,922
18 Joe Montana* 40,551
19 Johnny Unitas* 40,239
20 Aaron Rodgers 38,502
21 Dave Krieg 38,147
22 Boomer Esiason 37,920
23 Donovan McNabb 37,276
24 Matt Hasselbeck 36,638
25 Joe Flacco 35,780
26 Jim Kelly* 35,467
27 Jay Cutler 35,133
28 Jim Everett 34,837
29 Matthew Stafford 34,749
30 Jim Hart 34,665
31 Steve DeBerg 34,241
32 Tony Romo 34,183
33 John Hadl 33,503
34 Phil Simms 33,462
35 Steve Young* 33,124
36 Y.A. Tittle* 33,070
37 Troy Aikman* 32,942
38 Ken Anderson 32,838
39 Kurt Warner* 32,942
40 Sonny Jurgensen* 32,224
41 Mark Brunell 32,072
42 Alex Smith 31,888
43 John Brodie 31,548
44 Steve McNair 31,304
45 Norm Snead 30,797

 

*denotes Hall of Fame QB

NFL Career Points Leaders (Top Ten)

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Rank Player Points
1 Morten Andersen* 2,544
2 Adam Vinatieri 2,487
3 Gary Anderson 2,434
4 Jason Hanson 2,150
5 John Carney 2,062
6 Matt Stover 2,004
7 George Blanda* 2,002
8 Jason Elam 1,983
9 John Kasay 1,970
10 Phil Dawson 1,817

 

*Denotes Hall of Famer

NBA 30,000 Career Point Club

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Rank Player Position Total Points
1 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar C 38,387
2 Karl Malone PF 36,928
3 Kobe Bryant SG 33,643
4 Michael Jordan SG 32,292
5 Wilt Chamberlain C 31,419
6 Dirk Nowitzki PF 30,837
7 LeBron James SF 30,021

 

 

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