• Dirk becomes 17th player with 25,000 points

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Apr 15, 2013
    The J which, honestly, I'm a little mad didn't feature Dirk's signature exaggerated single-leg fadeaway motion made Nowitzki just the 17th player in NBA history to score 25,000 points over the course of his career. With 6:45 to go in the second quarter against the New Orleans Hornets, Dirk squared up on Robin Lopez and buried a J in his face to vault himself into 25,000-point club as it’s 17th member. Nowitzki became the 17th member of the NBA's 25,000-point club during the Mavs' 107-89 win Sunday against the New Orleans Hornets. The 34-year-old Nowitzki definitely wasn't downplaying what he referred to as "an unbelievable accomplishment," joining the Lakers' Kobe Bryant and the Celtics' Kevin Garnett as the lone active players with 25,000 career points. After the game, which Dallas won 107-89, Nowitzki acknowledged that he knew exactly how many points he needed to get to 25K, according to Brad Townsend of the Dallas Morning News: “I knew I had to get 10 today. The guys knew it.
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    • Dirk Nowitzki Scores 25,000th Point

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      Source: yahoo.com
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      Source: deadspin.com

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