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Justin Kubatko
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Justin Kubatko 10h
“The streak is dead, long live the streak!”
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Justin Kubatko 13h
📅 Forty-five years ago today, Pete Maravich became the first player in NBA history to record consecutive 40-point triple-doubles, producing 40 points, 14 rebounds, and 13 assists in a 117-112 loss to the Buffalo Braves.
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Justin Kubatko 13h
📅 Forty-five years ago today, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recorded the 10th and final 50-point game of his career. Abdul-Jabbar added 15 rebounds and 11 assists, becoming just the fourth player in NBA history (at the time) to record a 50-point triple-double.
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Justin Kubatko 13h
My bad, should’ve written “fourth player.” Will re-post.
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Justin Kubatko 17h
A comparison of some Nets' stats from last season to this season, with all figures through 41 games (last season listed first): W - 20/18 L - 21/23 PPG - 111.1/109.2 FG% - 45.5/43.9 3P% - 36.4/33.1 eFG% - 52.6/50.7 FT% - 74.8/73.5 TS% - 56.2/54.1 TOV% - 12.5/13.1
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Justin Kubatko 17h
Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell have each scored 20 points coming off the bench in the same game 24 times, by far the most such games by a bench duo in NBA history. * Starters were first officially recorded in 1970-71.
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Justin Kubatko 17h
Devin Booker recorded 39 points, 10 rebounds, and nine assists in last night's 123-119 win over Boston. The last player to match or exceed each of those totals in a regular-season game was Alvan Adams on Feb. 22, 1977.
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Justin Kubatko 17h
Kawhi Leonard appeared in his 500th game yesterday. He is just the fourth player since 1977-78* to accumulate more steals than turnovers and more steals than fouls through 500 games, joining Lester Conner, Ronnie Brewer, and Jimmy Butler. * Individual turnovers first recorded.
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Justin Kubatko Jan 18
The have scored 392 points over their last three games, the most in any three-game span in team history. The previous record of 384 points was set in January 2018.
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Justin Kubatko Jan 18
The Zach LaVine is just the fourth player in team history to record at least 40 points and five steals in a game. He has a ways to go to catch MJ, though: 23 - Michael Jordan 2 - Scottie Pippen 1 - Reggie Theus 1 - LaVine
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Justin Kubatko Jan 18
Ben Simmons has recorded four consecutive 20-point games for the first time in his career. He's the first player to score 20+ points with a 55+ FG% in four straight games since Elton Brand in November 2010.
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Justin Kubatko Jan 18
Replying to @celtics
Marcus Smart set a new record with 22 3PA tonight, breaking the old team record by five attempts. Only two players in NBA history have attempted more 3-pointers in a single game: Klay Thompson and James Harden (2x).
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Justin Kubatko Jan 18
The Derrick Rose has recorded at least 20 points and five assists in each of his last seven games, tied for the longest such streak of his career.
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Justin Kubatko Jan 18
Replying to @celtics
Marcus Smart tied the team record for most points scored in a game without making a free throw. Larry Bird also scored 37 points without hitting a free throw on Dec. 8, 1984.
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Justin Kubatko Jan 18
The Marcus Smart set a new team record with 11 3-pointers made tonight. The previous mark of nine 3-pointers made was shared by Antoine Walker (2x) and Isaiah Thomas.
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Justin Kubatko Jan 18
The Giannis Antetokounmpo now has nine games this season in which he's produced at least 25 points and 10 rebounds in less than 30 minutes played. No other player since the ABA-NBA merger has recorded more than four such games in a FULL season.
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Justin Kubatko Jan 18
Replying to @LAClippers
Kawhi Leonard is the first player to record five consecutive 30-point games since World B. Free had 11 such games in a row in January 1980.
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Justin Kubatko Jan 18
Kawhi Leonard is the first player to record at least 35 points, five rebounds, five assists, and five steals in a single games since Ron Harper on Mar. 13, 1994.
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Justin Kubatko Jan 18
The have tied the team record for most points in a first half with 80 this afternoon. Their 45 second-quarter points are also the most in a second quarter in team history.
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Justin Kubatko Jan 18
Kawhi Leonard is appearing in his 500th game today. He will become just the fourth player since 1977-78* with more steals than turnovers and more steals than fouls through 500 games, joining Lester Conner, Ronnie Brewer, and Jimmy Butler. * Individual turnovers first recorded.
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