Keeping Score: LeBron James Passes Michael Jordan on N.B.A.’s Career Scoring List -—James’s first season with the Los Angeles Lakers has been disappointing, but passing his idol goes beyond winning and losing.

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan on NBA’s all-time scoring list. LeBron James wore the distant look of nostalgia. He spoke slowly and deliberately, letting himself drift into the memories of how much he loved Michael Jordan when he was a little boy. He held tape cutter in his hand and fidgeted with it, interspersing his memories with the loud staccato that came