Dirk Nowitzki becomes the first foreign-born player to score 30,000 points in the NBA and just the sixth player ever reach the milestone. Going into game, the German-born all-star was only 20 points away from the mark. This season , dirk has only averaged 13-points a game but yesterday Nowitzki produced a vintage performance knocking down his first six shots and scoring his 20th point at the 10:58 in the second quarter with a trademarked fade-away jumper. Nowitzki joins all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain as the only players to reach the marker; with Malone, Bryant and Nowitzki as the only players to score at least 30,000 points one team.
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Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). It was in this role where he was able to craft the immersive and enthusiastic approach to reporting, broadcasting and production you see here today in Cayman's sports community.
Jordan has also worked behind the scenes for a number of Canadian broadcasting & production companies such as CBC Sports, Cineflix Productions and Cream Productions.
Did he mention he was St. Clare of Assisi's 1994 Athlete of the Year?
Now dubbed 'The Sports Guy', Jordan relishes the role as Cayman 27 Sports Producer, where he can tell the stories of Cayman’s athletes. You can reach Jordan at 333.6521 or email@example.com.