Compilation of Dirk Nowitzki’s career scoring milestones (VIDEO)

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Long before Kevin Durant, there was Dirk Nowitzki.

Before Dirk Nowitzki, there was nobody at that size who played the game like this.

A seven-footer who is able to shoot the lights out from anywhere on the floor would seem to have an unfair advantage over his opponents, and that’s essentially what’s enabled Nowitzki to build a Hall of Fame resume that he’s still adding to in his 17th NBA season.

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Nowitzki moved into ninth place on the all-time scoring list on Tuesday, and this video clip features a nice collection of other milestones he achieved throughout his career.

(Spoiler alert: it contains a ton of jump shots.)