The German Wunderkind, Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki, has scored 30,005 points
. Only five other players have gone past the 30k benchmark in the history of the NBA
. The 38 year-old power forward from Germany scored 25 points in total during the 122:111 win against the Los Angeles Lakers. 20 points had been missing to go past the mark before the game.