Haute 100: Dwyane Wade Join Legends on the NBA All-Time Scorers List

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Haute 100 lister and star of the Miami Heat Dwyane Wade reached a pivotal milestone in his 12-year career. The 33-year-old shooting guard is now among the top 50 scorers on the elite all-time scoring list.

During the Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers game, Wade scored 27 points. With the addition of 27 points, the NBA star surpassed Dale Ellis and Reggie Theus and snagged the 49th spot on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.

Following the game, the Heat’s head coach Erik Spoelstra said, “He [Wade] was great. When we couldn’t generate the normal type of offense we were accustomed to, Dwyane did what he has built his career on. He just made great plays, put the ball in the basket and was keeping us alive. He had a spring in his step. I noticed it today when I walked into the shoot around. I knew he wanted to find some kind of rhythm.”

According to NBA.com, as of Saturday, Nov. 22nd, Wade has scored 19,017 points for his career. His highest point total in a single season came in 2008-09 when he scored 2,386 points in an MVP-caliber campaign. Wade has reached a total of a 2,000-point mark in a season three times.

Wade shared an emotional sentiment via his Instagram page. He wrote, “Without teammates that were willing to sacrifice I would’ve never made this far. So thank you to each and every last one of them for making plays, setting screens and being selfless. I am so thankful to the greats before me for setting the bar so high. In spite of injuries and adversity, I’ve always fought to just play the game that I love. From no electricity, no food and no hot water to top 50 on the NBA’s all time scorers list!?!?! where you start doesn’t have to be where you finish. your dreams are within reach. now back to work…”

The Heat went on to beat the 76ers 96-91, and then the New York Knicks 95-78.

The entire list of NBA all-time scorers are as follows:

1. KareemAbdulJabbar 38,387
2. Karl Malone 36,928
3. Kobe Bryant 32,645
4. Michael Jordan 32,292
5. Wilt Chamberlain 31,419
6. Shaquille O’Neal 28,596
7. Dirk Nowitzki 28,353
8. Moses Malone 27,409
9. Elvin Hayes 27,313
10. Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946
11. Oscar Robertson 26,710
12. Dominique Wilkins 26,668
13. John Havlicek 26,395
14. Tim Duncan 26,122
15. Kevin Garnett 25,985
16. Paul Pierce 25,963
17. Alex English 25,613
18. Reggie Miller 25,279
19. LeBron James 25,274
20. Jerry West 25,192
21. Patrick Ewing 24,815
22. Ray Allen 24,505
23. Allen Iverson 24,368
24. Charles Barkley 23,757
25. Vince Carter 23,590
26. Robert Parish 23,334
27. Adrian Dantley 23,177
28. Elgin Baylor 23,149
29. Clyde Drexler 22,195
30. Gary Payton 21,813
31. Larry Bird 21,791
32. Hal Greer 21,586
33. Carmelo Anthony 21,261
34. Walt Bellamy 20,941
35. Bob Pettit 20,880
36. David Robinson 20,790
37. George Gervin 20,708
38. Mitch Richmond 20,497
39. Tom Chambers 20,049
40. Antawn Jamison 20,042
41. John Stockton 19,711
42. Bernard King 19,655
43. Clifford Robinson 19,591
44. Walter Davis 19,521
45. Terry Cummings 19,460
46. Bob Lanier 19,248
47. Eddie Johnson 19,202
48. Gail Goodrich 19,181
49. Dwyane Wade 19,033
50. Reggie Theus  19,015

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