Friday 19 January 2018 / 01:02 PM


Everyone’s favorite German basketball player added to his lore as the season winds to a close for the Mavericks.

In what could be his final campaign, Dirk Nowitzki has reached a momentous stats milestone, tonight becoming just the sixth member of the 30,000-point club.

He joins Kareem, Kobe Bryant, MJ, Wilt, and Karl Malone as the only players to achieve the honor, which should firmly put the Mavs legend in the Hall of Fame.

And to add to the mystique of it all, Dirk joined the prestigious group in the most appropriate way: his signature fadeaway.

Here’s to a few more years of the German Assassin.

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