5 recent NBA milestones that fans may have missed this season

These NBA stars achieved some interesting milestones or history in recent games.

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The NBA season isn't quite halfway done, and NBA history is being made. Here's a look at five recent milestones or historical feats that have occurred in the NBA games.

1

Stephen Curry's 15,000th-point

On Monday night, Golden State Warriors' star Stephen Curry achieved his 15,000th point in a win over the Grizzlies. It's no surprise; it came on one of his trademark three-pointers. Teammate Klay Thompson believes Steph has 15K more in him too.

2

James Harden's record 50-point triple-double

Harden recorded his fourth career 50-point triple-double last week. That moved him ahead of Russell Westbrook to become the NBA's all-time leader for 50-point triple-doubles. Only two other players besides Russ and Harden have multiple triple-doubles in NBA history: Wilt Chamberlain and Elgin Baylor.

3

Lakers duo with triple-doubles

The duo of LeBron James and Lonzo Ball added their names to the NBA history books in a recent game in Charlotte. James and Ball each recorded triple-doubles in a win over the Hornets, making them the eighth duo in NBA history to do so.

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4

Vince Carter passes 25,000

Carter is currently among the oldest players in the league and recently achieved a milestone. The 41-year-old former NBA Slam Dunk champion fittingly achieved the milestone with a dunk in a game against the team he spent the majority of his career with.

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5

Ben Simmons achieves triple-double history

Ben Simmons has continued his early rise to stardom as he helps lead the Sixers in the East. He achieved history in his team's victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Simmons' line of 24 points, 11 rebounds, and 14 assists made him the youngest player in league history (22) to achieve a turnover-free triple-double.

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