Chris Paul became just the 10th player in NBA history to reach the 8,000-assist milestone on Sunday (Jan. 8).
During the team’s 98-86 win over the Miami Heat, the L.A. Clippers point guard record 18 assists, alongside 19 points, to push him past the milestone.
The 31-year-old reached the 8,000-assist mark in just his 806th game. And, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, he’s the third-fastest to reach 15,000 points and 8,000 assists, behind Magic Johnson and Oscar Robertson.
To date, Paul has 8,012 career assists, passing Rod Strickland (7,987) on the all-time assists list.