Here's a an anniversary item that's bound to make a lot of you out there feel pretty old—this writer included:
I suppose you'll want to see the bucket itself. By all means (head to the 30-second mark):
Even if Bryant stays healthy and averages 20 points per game, it would still take him well into the 2018-19 season before he could reasonably be expected to break Abdul-Jabbar's mark.
The next best hope, then, would be LeBron James, currently at 23,003 and counting.