November 6, 1996: Having scored his first NBA point at the free throw line the night before, Kobe Bryant hits the first field goal of his career in a Lakers loss to the Hornets, finishing the game with 5 points on 2-of-3 shooting.
November 5, 1996: Then the youngest player to ever appear in a regular season NBA game, Kobe Bryant scores the first point of his career at the free throw line in the second game of his rookie season, a 98-92 Lakers win in New York. He finished the night with 1 point and 1 turnover on 0-1 shooting from the field and 1-of-2 from the line in 3 minutes of action.
December 9, 2000: Gary Payton scores his 14,019th career point, surpassing Fred Brown to become the Seattle SuperSonics all-time leading scorer. He added to that total over the next couple of years before leaving town via trade, having scored 18,207 points for the franchise that drafted him with the second overall pick in 1990.