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.KareemAbdulJabbar38,387
2.Karl Malone36,928
3.Kobe Bryant 32,645
4.Michael Jordan32,292
5.Wilt Chamberlain31,419
6.Shaquille O’Neal28,596
7.Dirk Nowitzki28,353
8.Moses Malone27,409
9.Elvin Hayes27,313
10.Hakeem Olajuwon26,946
11.Oscar Robertson26,710
12.Dominique Wilkins26,668
13.John Havlicek26,395
14.Tim Duncan26,122
15.Kevin Garnett25,985
16.Paul Pierce25,963
17.Alex English25,613
18.Reggie Miller25,279
19.LeBron James25,274
20.Jerry West25,192
21.Patrick Ewing24,815
22.Ray Allen24,505
23.Allen Iverson24,368
24.Charles Barkley23,757
25.Vince Carter23,590
26.Robert Parish23,334
27.Adrian Dantley23,177
28.Elgin Baylor23,149
29.Clyde Drexler22,195
30.Gary Payton21,813
31.Larry Bird21,791
32.Hal Greer21,586
33.Carmelo Anthony21,261
34.Walt Bellamy20,941
35.Bob Pettit20,880
36.David Robinson20,790
37.George Gervin20,708
38.Mitch Richmond20,497
39.Tom Chambers20,049
40.Antawn Jamison20,042
41.John Stockton19,711
42.Bernard King19,655
43.Clifford Robinson19,591
44.Walter Davis19,521
45.Terry Cummings19,460
46.Bob Lanier19,248
47.Eddie Johnson19,202
48.Gail Goodrich19,181
49.Dwyane Wade19,033
50.Reggie Theus 19,015

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