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Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki Passes Dominique Wilkins For 11th All-Time On NBA Scoring List

Dirk Nowitzki has once again moved up the NBA’s All-Time scoring list.

This time the “Big German” has passed up former Atlanta Hawk’s star Dominique Wilkins (26,668 points) for 11th on the list.

Nowitzki notched his 26,669th and 26,670th career points during the third quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers.

With 8:47 remaining in the third quarter, Nowitzki hit both free throws to pass up Wilkins.

To tie Wilkins, Nowitzki hit one of two free throws with 2:33 remaining in the second quarter.

He’s averaging 21.6 points this season, leading the Mavericks to a 45-31 record to this point.

To start the season, Nowitzki was 17th All-Time, passing the likes of Jerry WestReggie MillerKevin GarnettAlex English, and John Havlicek.

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