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Bryant passes Jordan, Lakers top Timberwolves at Target Center

MINNEAPOLIS What most people came to see Sunday at Target Center happened with 2 1/2 quarters left in the Timberwolves game against the Los Angeles Lakers. That's when, coming out of a timeout with 5:24 left in the first half, Lakers star Kobe Bryant went to the free throw line. He hit two free throws, his eighth and ninth points of the game, to pass Michael Jordan into third place on the NBA's all-time scoring list as fans stood, cheered and recorded the event. The game was, briefly, stopped. Bryant was hugged by his teammates. Wolves owner Glen Taylor awarded Bryant the game ball. And then they played the rest of the game. Bryant ended up scoring 26 points including 10 in the...

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