Dirk needed all of 56 seconds to get the point he needed to reach 15,000, becoming the 105th player in NBA histoty. The 15-foot jumper officially gets No. 41 up 15,001. he would have reached it Wednesday, but an ankle sprain sidelined him for most of the second half against the Bucks.
Humble Billy Hayes recognized the moment as soon as it happened and at the first timeout, the franchise's career scoring list flashed up on the Jumbotron.
1. Ro Blackman, 16,643
2. Dirk Nowitzki: 15,001 (and counting)
3. Mark Aguirre, 13,930
4. Derek Harper, 12,597