Although he very a lot would have most popular a win over Philadelphia, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s 52-point efficiency on Sunday marked a distinct type of achievement. The Bucks famous person grew to become the 11th completely different participant to attain at the very least 50 factors in a recreation this season, which units a brand new NBA file.
It did not take the league lengthy to interrupt the earlier file of 10 set in 2016-17. All however considered one of this season’s 50-point scorers have been 2018-19 All-Stars, the lone exception being Minnesota’s Derrick Rose.
Harden has accounted for essentially the most 50-point video games this season (six), with three of them coming in a 12-day span in January. No different participant has reached the 50-point plateau greater than as soon as in 2018-19.