Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony continues to climb the NBA's all-time scoring list, overtaking Kevin Garnett for 17th all-time
Early in the second quarter against his former team the Houston Rockets, Anthony scored at the rim off the CJ McCollum inbound to bring up his sixth point of the first half and 26,073rd of his career.
With this bucket, Carmelo Anthony moves into 17th on the all-time scoring list. pic.twitter.com/TcLXcNqmqz- NBA (@NBA) January 30, 2020
The 35-year-old entered today's game, needing just six points to pass Garnett and could climb as high as 13th by the end of the regular season.
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Through 33 games this season for the Blazers, Anthony is averaging 15.8 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game, shooting 42.9 percent from the field and 37.0 percent from three.