In the second quarter of the Suns' 119-111 loss against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night,
Phoenix forward Kevin Durant moved into tenth place on the NBA's career scoring record.
With 50.3 seconds left in the second quarter, the 35-year-old Phoenix forward passed Moses Malone for 10th place, driving the baseline for two points.
Durant needed 17 points entering the game to overtake Malone for the 1,003rd time in his career.
Durant finished with 30 points but shot just 8-of-25 from the floor, going 0 for 5 in the fourth quarter.
His career total now stands at 27,423. Malone finished his NBA career with 27,409 points after spending two seasons in the ABA
Durant, who stands 6-foot-11 and has played for the SuperSonics/Thunder, Warriors, Nets, and Suns, is a 13-time All-Star and two-time NBA champion
He attended Texas for one season before being selected No. 2 overall in the 2007 NBA draft at the age of 19.
He's been in the NBA for 17 years, missing a full year due to an Achilles injury, and has averaged more than 27 points per game.