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Dirk Nowitzki reaches 50,000 minutes

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This guy just keeps making history.

NBA: Dallas Mavericks at Sacramento Kings Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

Another game, another milestone for Dirk Nowitzki as he becomes only the sixth person in NBA history to play 50,000 minutes.

Nowitzki passes Elvin Hayes for fifth all-time in minutes played. The next person on that list is former teammate Jason Kidd who retired with 50,111 minutes under his belt.

50,000 minutes is a lot of time to be doing anything, let alone being on a basketball court getting buckets.

Here’s a list of things you can do in that time:

  • Listen to The Life of Pablo by Kanye West 753 times.
  • Watch Interstellar almost 296 times (not a bad idea actually).
  • Watch the entire series of The Good Place 87 times (I think I may be the only person in the world who doesn’t like this show).
  • Listen to Redbone by Childish Gambino 9,487 times (I may have already done this).

It’s unlikely Nowitzki will move up any further than third place on the all-time list with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (57,446) and Karl Malone (54,852) in first and second. But hey, it wouldn’t surprise me if he signed a three-year deal next season — it is Dirk Nowitzki after all.