Utah Jazz's Karl Malone, center, hugs teammates Jeff Hornacek (14) and John Stockton (12) as Greg Foster, left, joins in the celebration after the Jazz beat the Rockets 103-100 in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals Thursday, May 29, 1997, in Houston. Stockton hit a three-pointer at the buzzer for the Jazz victory.
Karl Malone became the Jazz's all-time scoring leader, surpassing Adrian Dantley's franchise-record 13,545 points in a 108-80 win over the Houston Rockets. The record-breaking basket came on a pass from John Stockton. Malone needed 22 points against the Rockets to get the record. He ended the game with 34, making his total 13,558.