The Dallas Mavericks fell to the Houston Rockets 117-115 on Wednesday night, but Dirk Nowitzki still came out on top. The future Hall of Fame forward recorded the 26,000 point of his NBA career, becoming just the 13th player in history to accomplish the feat. Below is the instantly legendary layup:
Nowitzki got the offensive rebound and quickly put the ball back up, making the basket and drawing the foul.
The 35-year-old finished the night with a double-double, dropping 38 points on 13-of-21 shooting, and pulling down 17 rebounds.