By Robert J. Matthews
Mavericks' Luka Doncic achieves a milestone, scoring 10,000 career points in a game against the Phoenix Suns on December 26.
Doncic joins the ranks of NBA greats, reaching 10,000 points in 358 games, tying with Hall of Famer Bob McAdoo for the seventh fastest in league history.
Wilt Chamberlain remains the fastest to reach 10,000 points in NBA history, achieving the feat in just 236 games.
Doncic's 10,000th point comes in style with a 34-foot, straightaway 3-pointer during the first quarter against the Suns.
The milestone shot is part of Doncic's impressive performance, marking his second three-pointer in a 37-second span.
Luka Doncic, in his sixth year as a professional, entered the game with a notable 32.9 scoring average and six triple-doubles in 27 games this season.
Before Doncic, basketball icons like Michael Jordan, Elgin Baylor, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Oscar Robertson, and George Gervin reached 10,000 points even faster.
Michael Jordan holds the record for the fastest to 10,000 points, achieving it in just 303 games.