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Bill Plaschke: You know who won't be upset when LeBron James passes Kobe Bryant in scoring? Kobe

LOS ANGELES - Sometime in the next couple of weeks, what was once considered unimaginable will drop through a net and into reality.

A man wearing a Lakers jersey will pass Kobe Bryant on the all-time scoring list.

LeBron James will officially plant his purple and gold flag by scoring his 33,644th point, moving him past Bryant and into third place on the scoring list.

At which point, all Laker hell will break loose.

LeBron fans will trumpet this as final proof that he's the greatest player to ever wear a Lakers uniform. Kobe fans will argue that basketball greatness is about far more than career statistics.

There will be Twitter fights. There will be hot takes. There will be murals drawn, memes created,

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