“To pass him on the list, to end up there with some of the greats on that list is incredible,” said Durant, who entered the night with 24,367 points, one behind Iverson, and passed him on a jumper in the first two minutes. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 17 points with nine rebounds for the Nets, who have won four in a row, seven out of eight and 12 of their last 14 games.
Marcus Smart had 20 points and eight assists for Boston, which had won three in a row. Smart, who made three on Wednesday, is fourth with 702.
Next up on the scoring list for Durant is Ray Allen, who has 24,505 points.