Kyrie Irving made NBA history in Mavs vs. Celtics Game

Kyrie Irving made NBA history in Mavs vs. Celtics Game

The Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks are playing in Massachusetts on Friday night.

Kyrie Irving created NBA history during the game when he passed Kemba Walker (1,670) for the sole ownership of 34th place on the all-time list of three-pointers made.

The next player Irving will pass on after Walker is Hall of Famer Steve Nash (1,685).

Irving had averaged 25.9 points, 5.1 rebounds, 5.2 assists, and 1.3 steals in 37 games prior to tonight. He also shot 49.5% from the field and 42.5% from three-point range.

With a 34-25 record after 59 games, the Mavs are now ranked eighth in the Western Conference.

They have won eight of their past ten games, going 8-2 overall. Most recently, they defeated the Toronto Raptors 136-125.

Irving played 35 minutes and ended with 29 points, one rebound, three assists, two steals, one block, and a shooting rate of 11/20 from the field and 2/6 from three points.

The Mavs will return home to meet the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday afternoon in Dallas, Texas, after the Celtics.

Irving, who is in his 12th season in the NBA, was selected first overall out of Duke in the 2011 NBA Draft.

In addition to Dallas, he has also played for the Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics, and Cleveland Cavaliers.

In 708 regular season games, the 2016 NBA Champion averaged 23.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, 5.7 assists, and 1.3 steals per game while shooting 47.3% from the field and 39.3% from three-point range.

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