Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker became the sixth player in NBA history to score 70 points in a game, accomplishing the feat in Friday night's 130-120 loss to the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. Booker joined Wilt Chamberlain, David Robinson, David Thompson, Elgin Baylor and Kobe Bryant as players to reach 70 in one game. Show More Summary
The roll call of the exclusive club is illustrious and historic: Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Robinson, Elgin Baylor, David Thompson. All managed to drop 70 points in a game at some point in their career. And now they're joined by a baby-faced guard who at 20 years and 145 days becomes the youngest to smash that barrier.
Stallworth, an all-American forward at Wichita State, helped the Knicks slow Wilt Chamberlain in the 1970 N.B.A. finals after an injury to Willis Reed.
Russell Westbrook broke a tie with Wilt Chamberlain and inched closer to Oscar Robertson when he had 33 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds for his 32nd triple-double of the season on Saturday in leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 112-104 victory over the visiting Utah Jazz. Westbrook broke...
Westbrook took sole possession of second place on the list of players with the most triple-doubles in a season, behind only Oscar Robertson.
Westbrook's 32nd triple-double of the year moved him past Wilt Chamberlain.
Make it 32 as the Thunder star puts up, as DJ Khaled would say, another one
Russell Westbrook joins Wilt Chamberlain and Jusuf Nurkic puts up a stat line we haven't seen since Shaq. The post Post Up: History Books appeared first on SLAMonline.
No. 1: Westbrook ties history, pulls Thunder from their funk -- Russell Westbrook awakens this morning with something in common with Wilt Chamberlain. In racking up his 31st triple-double last night in a win against the San Antonio Spurs, the Oklahoma City Thunder star is tied with Chamberlain for the second-most triple-doubles in a single season. Show More Summary
Russell Westbrook tied Wilt Chamberlain for the second-most triple-doubles in one season with 31
The Brodie ties Wilt Chamberlain for the second most triple-doubles in a single season. The post Russell Westbrook Posts Historic 31st Triple-Double appeared first on SLAMonline.
A flashback to Oscar Robertson, Wilt Chamberlain, and Bill Russell.
Dirk joins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain on the list
One night after the hip-hop trio Migos invited Russell Westbrook onstage at their Oklahoma City concert for an MVP edition remix of “Bad and Boujee,” the Thunder’s all-star point guard cooked up his 30th triple-double of the season in a 109-106 win over the Jazz. Westbrook, who is averaging 31.2 points, 10.6 rebounds and 10.3 assists per […]
The Hall of Fame center may or may not have been the best player in pro basketball history, but undoubtedly he was the greatest.
The Kings center played in the All-Star Game in New Orleans and won't have to return to Sacramento.
Anthony Davis broke Wilt Chamberlain's 55-year-old All-Star scoring record. The post Anthony Davis Scores All-Star Record 52 Points appeared first on SLAMonline.
New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2017 NBA All-Star Game. Davis finished the game with 52 points, setting an NBA All-Star Game scoring record, previously held by Wilt Chamberlain (42 points, 1962) to go with 10 rebounds as the Western Conference defeated the Eastern Conference, 192-182 at [...]
Davis destroys Wilt Chamberlain's old scoring record of 42 points
Anthony Davis' 52 points broke Wilt Chamberlain's 1962 record. The post West Defeats East 192-182, Anthony Davis Breaks Scoring Record and Wins 2017 All-Star Game MVP appeared first on SLAMonline.