The Sacramento Kings outlasted the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday in one of many wildest NBA video games you’ll ever see. Double time beyond regulation. Final rating: Kings 176, Clippers 175.
Here are 10 loopy numbers from a historic night time in Los Angeles.
This is the primary lack of Kawhi Leonard’s profession wherein he has topped the 40-point mark (44).
The 351 complete factors on Friday makes this the second-highest scoring sport in historical past, trailing the 370 the Nuggets and Pistons mixed for of their 1983 triple-overtime affair.
Sacramento’s 176 factors is the third-highest single-team complete in NBA historical past, trailing the Pistons (186) and Nuggets (184) from their 1983 sport listed above.
The Clippers’ 175 factors is the fourth-highest single-team complete in NBA historical past (see above for high three), and matches the entire put up by Team LeBron on this 12 months’s All-Star Game.
This is the simply fifth time in NBA historical past that there have been three 40-point scorers in the identical sport — Malik Monk (45), Kawhi Leonard (44) and and De’Aaron Fox (42)
Russell Westbrook’s 14 assists go down because the third most in NBA historical past in a group debut.
The Clippers made 26 3-pointers on Friday, an NBA document for a dropping group.
With the nights of Monk, Leonard and Fox, there have now been 145 40-point video games throughout the league this season, an NBA document with nonetheless six weeks left to play.
The 44 mixed 3-pointers on Friday are an NBA single-game document. The Bulls and Hawks set the earlier document of 43 in March of 2019.
Monk’s 45 factors are probably the most for any participant off the bench this season. It additionally ties Kevin Martin for the second most factors in Kings franchise historical past off the bench, trailing the 48 Mike Woodson scored for the Kansas City Kings in February of 1983, per ESPN Stats.