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ESPN social reacts to LeBron passing Michael Jordan

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LeBron passes MJ on scoring list with and-1 layup (0:39)

LeBron James absorbs contact and scores a lefty layup to pass Michael Jordan for fourth on the all-time scoring list. (0:39)

LeBron James passed Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time scoring list Wednesday night, moving into fourth place overall. Here's how ESPN social covered one of the biggest moments in the NBA this season.

It's important to get fans hyped for such a stellar moment.

The moment itself, plus LeBron's emotional reaction.

Dave McMenamin captured what it looked like from a fan's perspective.

Here's how we celebrated the moment.

The Lakers gave props to LeBron on the big board.

He even got a chain from 2 Chainz.

Channing Frye and Richard Jefferson couldn't let the moment go without ribbing their former teammate.

The students at LeBron's I Promise School were thrilled.

LeBron paid tribute to MJ on his sneakers ...

... and later thanked him for everything.

Here's how the two legends stack up now that LeBron has passed one of his role models.

Even though LeBron took Jordan's place on the NBA's scoring Mt. Rushmore ...

... in the end, he's still a kid from Akron.