Klay Thompson scores 60

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by Oráiste, Dec 7, 2016.

  1. Oráiste

    Oráiste 2017 Iggy Award Winner

    Sep 6, 2016
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    I was listening to his father, former #1 overall pick Mychal Thompson, on the radio this morning. There are some interesting points about 60 point games in general and about Klay's outburst in particular:

    • only 23 players have scored 60 or more points in a game
    • of the total of 66 sixty point games, Wilt Chamberlain alone has nearly half of them, 32.
    • Kobe (6x), Jordan (5x) and Elgin Baylor (4x) are the only other guys with multiple 60 point games
    • Klay scored his 60 in just 29 minutes of floor time; he is the only person to score 60 in less than 30 minutes
    • Most amazing of all: despite scoring 60 points and taking 33 shots, Klay barely touched the ball. He had the ball in his hands for just 88 seconds total.
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  2. CuseFaninVT

    CuseFaninVT Living Legend

    Feb 27, 2012
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    Someone posted here in another thread that he dribbled a total of 11 times. That's fantastic.