Dwyane Wade climbs to 39th on NBA's all-time scoring list

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Sole possession of 39th place on the NBA's all-time scoring list now belongs to the Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade.

With a putback layup at the 4:08 mark of the second quarter Wednesday on the road against the San Antonio Spurs, Wade moved past Antawn Jamison for 40th place with the 20,044th point of his career

It was in the third quarter when "Flash" continued his climb, surpassing Tom Chambers for 39th place.

NBA All-Time Scoring List

Rank Player Points
35 Bob Pettit 20,880
36 David Robinson 20,790
37 George Gervin 20,708
38 Mitch Richmond 20,497
39 Dwyane Wade 20,050
40 Tom Chambers 20,049
41 Antawn Jamison 20,042
42 John Stockton 19,711
43 Bernard King 19,655
44 Clifford Robinson 19,591
45 Walter Davis 19,521"

(Courtesy: Basketball-Reference.com)

Jamison played 16 seasons in the NBA after being drafted fourth overall in 1998 by the Toronto Raptors (traded to the Golden State Warriors on draft night). He was a two-time All-Star, and the 2004 Sixth Man of the Year with the Dallas Mavericks.

Jamison also had stints with the Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Lakers, and Los Angeles Clippers, averaging 18.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 1.6 assists in 1,083 career appearances.

Chambers had his number retired by the Phoenix Suns in 1999 after playing five seasons with the franchise. He also competed for the San Diego Clippers, New York Knicks, and Utah Jazz, while having cups of coffee with the Charlotte Hornets and Philadelphia 76ers.

He's perhaps best known for his infamous slam dunk over point guard Mark Jackson in 1989, with his head rising above the rim.

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