June 27, 2017

Basketball Milestones

Joe Johnson scores 20,000th point; joins 41 NBA legends 2017/04/08 8:38 pm

Joe Johnson scores 20,000th point; joins 41 NBA legends

Joe Johnson has always been able to fill it up. For the Phoenix Suns, Atlanta Hawks, and off the bench for the Utah Jazz, “Iso Joe” as some call him, can fill it up. Against the Portland Trailblazers, Johnson further cemented his reputation as a scoring the seven points to get to 20,000 points in his NBA career. Johnson finished with 13 points in a loss to Portland. It took Joe Johnson...

Can Pau Gasol and Joe Johnson hit 20,000 point before the season’s over? 2017/04/04 6:47 pm

Can Pau Gasol and Joe Johnson hit 20,000 point before the season’s over?

Both Joe Johnson and Pau Gasol are nearing 20,000 point with just a few games left in the regular season. Specifically Johnson has 5 games left and 42 points until the 20,000 point mark while Gasol has 6 games left and 55 points to hit 20K career points. Can the two former stars ht that plateau before the 2016-17 season ends? If they can, they’ll be the 42nd and 43rd players to have ever scored...

The 2016-17 NBA Season will surpass 100 triple doubles (updated) 2017/03/13 9:00 am

The 2016-17 NBA Season will surpass 100 triple doubles (updated)

With approximately two weeks left in the 2016-17 regular season and 99 total triple doubles notched across all players, this season has already accumulated the most triple-doubles league-wide in NBA history. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-o5n1"); adWidth = adUnit.offsetWidth; if ( adWidth >= 999999 ) { /* GETTING THE FIRST IF OUT OF...

Dirk Nowitzki “slowest” to 30,000 points; joins MJ, Kareem, Kobe, Wilt 2017/03/07 9:05 pm

Dirk Nowitzki “slowest” to 30,000 points; joins MJ, Kareem, Kobe, Wilt

Fittingly Dirk Nowitzki became the 6th player in NBA history to score 30,000 points with a silky high-arching jumper that rained down from American Airlines Center barely touching any rim. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-U31l"); adWidth = adUnit.offsetWidth; if ( adWidth >= 999999 ) { /* GETTING THE FIRST IF OUT OF THE WAY */ } else...

LeBron hits 28,000 points, will be youngest and fastest to 30,000 2017/02/06 2:15 pm

LeBron hits 28,000 points, will be youngest and fastest to 30,000

With 28,000 points in the bag at 32 years and 36 days, LeBron James became the youngest player in NBA history to reach that point plateau. James was also the youngest player to reach 20,000 career points in the regular season. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-bVtR"); adWidth = adUnit.offsetWidth; if ( adWidth >= 999999 ) { /* GETTING...

There’s been FOUR quadruple-doubles (not 5) in NBA history 2016/11/04 12:50 pm

There’s been FOUR quadruple-doubles (not 5) in NBA history

Since it’s humanly possible to record a quintuple-double, I won’t say that the quadruple-double is the most difficult to pull off in the multi-faceted statistic category. Here are the four NBA players that have achieved quadruple doubles There have been just four quadruple-doubles since the NBA started officially recording steals and blocked shots during the 1973-74 season. Yes, just...

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