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With 1:16 left in the second quarter, Bryant drove into the middle of the paint and pulled up for a floating jumper to score his 13th and 14th points of the game, giving him 30,001 for his career.
Despite playing in his 17th year at the age of 34, Bryant is leading the league in scoring at 27.9 points a game, heading into Wednesday's battle against the Hornets.
Bryant entered the night with 29,987 career points.
Asked if he'll look to top the list, Bryant recently answered, "If I decide to play that long."