Monday, December 23, 2013
Dirk moves to 13th on all-time scoring list
By Tim MacMahon
HOUSTON -- For the fourth time this season, Dirk Nowitzki moved up a spot on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.
Nowitzki passed Alex English for 13th place on Monday night with a turnaround jumper with 11:09 remaining in the third quarter against the Houston Rockets. English finished his 15-year career with 25,613 points.
Nowitzki has been the Dallas Mavericks’ all-time leading scorer since he passed Rolando Blackman during the 2007-08 season, but he has now scored more NBA points than any player who has ever worn the Mavs uniform. English scored 763 points for the Mavs in 1990-91, the final year of a career he spent primarily with the Denver Nuggets.