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    Dirk Nowitzki Passes Shaq on Scoring List

    Score 28,609 for German productivity. The Dallas power forward is having another stellar year at age 37, when most of his aging contemporaries are in decline. Now he’s passed Shaquille O’Neal, one of basketball’s most dominant scoring machines, and moved into sixth place on the all-time list. During his team’s 119-118 overtime win against the Brooklyn Nets last night, Dirk surpassed Shaq’s 28,596 points with a signature midrange jumper. The next target is fifth-place legend Wilt Chamberlin, who has 31,419 points — within reach, if the Würzburg native plays another exceptional season.

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