On This Day (Jan. 11)
Notable events from NBA history that occurred on January 11.
Trio Reaches 20K Points
On this day, three players reached 20,000 career points in the NBA:
1974 — John Havlicek, Boston Celtics
1986 — George Gervin, Chicago Bulls
2020 — James Harden, Houston Rockets
These three players currently rank 18th, 45th, and 27th, respectively, on the NBA's all-time scoring list. Havlicek is the only one of these players to also reach 25,000 career points, although Harden is within 1,000 points of that milestone.
This is one of three month-day combinations in which multiple players reached the 20,000-point mark. The others are:
January 17 — Robert Parish and Vince Carter
April 12 — Moses Malone and Pau Gasol
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