LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan’s play-off scoring record

LeBron James surpassed Michael Jordan for the top spot on the NBA’s all-time play-off scoring list, scoring 35 points against Boston on Thursday night to reach 5,995 in his career.

LeBron James (right) drives against Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley during the NBA Eastern Conference finals, on Thursday   -  AP

King James has another throne.

LeBron James surpassed Michael Jordan for the top spot on the NBA’s all-time play-off scoring list, scoring 35 points against Boston on Thursday night to reach 5,995 in his career.

Jordan scored 5,987 in his postseason career in 179 games from 1985-2003.

James played in his 212th career postseason game on Thursday night, when the Cavaliers beat the Celtics 135-102 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals to advance to the NBA Finals.

The Cavaliers star came into the game needing 28 points for the record and hit a 3—pointer in the third quarter against the Celtics to break it.

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