VIDEO: Dirk Nowitzki’s career scoring milestones
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Today’s TBT topic: Dirk Nowitzki
Dirk Nowitzki passed Houston Rockets legend and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Hakeem Olajuwon for 9th on the all-time scoring list on Tuesday night after he scored 23 points against the Sacramento Kings. He is now the highest-scoring player born outside the United States in NBA history.
Nowitzki has 26,953 points in his career and trails Moses Malone by only 456 points for seventh on the all-time list, which would move him past Elvin Hayes.
This Throwback Thursday, we look back at the incredible career of Dirk Nowitzki:
(NOTE: Click the “caption” icon below the photo for details about each moment.)
Gallery: Throwback Thursday: Dirk Nowitzki
What’s your favorite Dirk Nowitzki moment? Leave your comments below!