Kevin Garnett hits 25,000 points

Updated: February 8, 2013, 1:28 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Celtics forward Kevin Garnett became the 16th player in NBA history to score 25,000 career points during Thursday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Garnett entered the night six points shy of the milestone. He went to the bench scoreless after picking up two fouls in the first 2:08. Garnett hit a long jumper to start the second quarter, then registered a putback. He reached 25,000 points with a turnaround fadeaway with 8:08 to play in the second quarter.

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