10 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Dirk Nowitzki Passes Elvin Hayes on All-Time Scoring List, Jared Dudley Makes NBA History

Dirk Nowitzki

History was made on Friday, December 26. The NBA returned from its Christmas special with a normal slate of 11 games featuring 22 teams. An active legend moved up the all-time scoring list, a contemporary star battled a future Hall of Famer, a number of MVP candidates went off, a rising star set a franchise record and an unheralded player made history. Here’s how it all transpired.