On Wednesday night, Dallas Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki hit a mile stone when he got his 1,000th career steal against the San Antonio Spurs. It is a big milestone in Dirk’s illustrious and Hall of Fame career.
Dirk snatches his 1000th career !steal
— thesmokingcuban (@thesmokingcuban) January 9, 2014
Dirk gets steal #1000, leads to a Calderon 3pter and Mavs are down 57-49 with 7:09 in 3rd in San Antonio on @FSSouthwest
— Mark Followill (@MFollowill) January 9, 2014
The 1,000 steal mark puts him with pretty elite company:
Via @EliasSports Nowitzki becomes 5th NBA player w 25,000 pts, 9,000 rebounds, 3,000 assists & 1,000 steals (Jabbar/Malone/Olajuwon/Garnett)
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) January 9, 2014
Players in NBA history with at least 25K points, 9K rebounds, 1K blocks, 1 K steals: Kareem, Mailman, Moses, Hakeem, KG, Dirk.
— Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) January 9, 2014
Dirk joins Abdul-Jabbar, Karl & Moses Malone, Olajuwon & Garnett as players in @NBA history w/ 25K points, 9K rebs, 1K blocks & 1K steals
— Earl K. Sneed (@EarlKSneed) January 9, 2014