Jalen Brunson ERUPTS For New CAREER-HIGH 61 PTS! 🔥 | March 29, 2024

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San Antonio Spurs defeats New York Knicks in OT, 130-126. For San Antonio, Victor Wembanyama led the way with a career-high 40 points, 20 rebounds, and 7 assists. Jalen Brunson finished with a new career high 61 points (5 3PM), 4 rebounds, and 6 assists while aided by Donte DiVincenzo setting a new franchise record for 3PM (242) in a season and recording 20 points (6 3PM) and 6 rebounds for New York in the losing effort. San Antonio improves to 18-56, while New York moves to 44-29 with the loss.

Victor Wembanyama becomes the first player in Spurs franchise history to record 40+ points, 20+ rebounds, and 5+ assists in a game

Victor Wembanyama is the fifth rookie overall to record 40+ PTS, 20+ REB, and 5+ AST and the first rookie to do so in over 50 years, joining:
John Drew and Wilt Chamberlain – 2x
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Walt Bellamy – 1x

Most previous instance:
John Drew – 40 PTS, 25 REB, 7 AST on 12.28.74, ATL v LA.
Wembanyama is the first rookie since Shaquille O’Neal (46 PTS, 21 REB on 02.16.93, ORL v DET) with a 40-PT, 20-REB game.

Jalen Brunson becomes the 3rd player in Knicks franchise history to record 60+ points in a game, joining:
Carmelo Anthony – 62 points NY vs CHA 1/24/2014
Bernard King – 60 points NY vs NJ 12/25/1984

DiVincenzo set a new single season record in his 71st game of the season, the fifth-fewest games for a player to achieve this feat in their first year with a new team since the 1999-2000 season.