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Portland Trail Blazers' Carmelo Anthony passes Hakeem Olajuwon for 11th on the NBA all-time scoring list

Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony added yet another milestone to his historic career.

In Saturday's 125-121 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, the 36-year-old passed Houston Rockets legend Hakeem Olajuwon for 11th on the NBA's all-time scoring list.

Entring tonight's game, Anthony needed 18 points to pass Olajuwon, reaching the mark with 9:46 remaining in the fourth quarter, connecting on a baseline jumper.

"I'm still here, I'm still playing, I'm still going, I'm still enjoying the game, I'm still happy.. that's all that matters," Anthony said post-game.

Anthony, who finished with a team-high 26 points in the win, can climb into the top 10 this season and pass Elvin Hayes, who scored 27,313 career points.

Here's a look at the top scorers in NBA history

Rank Player Career points
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387
2. Karl Malone 36,928
3. LeBron James 34,792
4. Kobe Bryant 33,643
5. Michael Jordan 32,292
6. Dirk Nowitzki 31,560
7. Wilt Chamberlain 31,419
8. Shaquille O'Neal 28,596
9. Moses Malone 27,409
10. Elvin Hayes 27,313
11. Carmelo Anthony 26,957
12. Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946
13. Oscar Robertson 26,710
14. Dominique Wilkins 26,668

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