Kyrie Irving made NBA history in Mavs-Thunder game

UPDATE: The Mavs won by a score of 104-92.

On Wednesday night, the Dallas Mavericks take on the Oklahoma City Thunder for Game 5 of their second round playoff series (in Oklahoma).

During the game, Kyrie Irving made NBA history by edging out Paul Pressey (420) and Mike Bibby (420) for 78th place in all-time playoff assists. list.

After Pressey and Bibby, the next player to go through Irving will be NBA legend Allen Iverson (425).

Irving is in his second season with Dallas.

He finished the regular season with averages of 25.6 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.3 steals per game while shooting 49.7% from the field and 41.1% from three points in 58 games.

The Mavs are the fifth seed in the Western Conference with a 50-32 record.

They beat the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round (in six games).

Currently, the Mavs and Thunder are tied 2-2 after the Thunder won Game 4 by a score of 100-96 (in Dallas).

May 13, 2024; Dallas, Texas, United States; Dallas Mavericks guard Kyrie Irving (11) drives to the basket / Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Game 6 will take place Saturday night in Dallas.

Whoever wins the series will advance to the Western Conference Finals and face either the Denver Nuggets or the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Nuggets lead 3-2 with Game 6 Thursday night at the Target Center in Minnesota.

In addition to the Mavs, Irving also spent time with the Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers.

His career averages are 23.6 points, 4.0 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 1.3 steals per game while shooting 47.4% from the field and 39.3% from three-point range.

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