In the 2nd highest scoring matchup in NBA history, the Sacramento Kings defeated the LA Clippers in double overtime, 176-175. Malik Monk recorded a career-high 45 points for the Kings, while De’Aaron Fox added 42 points and 12 assists in the victory. Kawhi Leonard tallied a season-high 44 points (16-22 FG) for the Clippers, while Russell Westbrook added 17 points, 5 rebounds, and 14 assists in his Clipper debut. The Kings improve to 34-25 on the season, while the Clippers fall to 33-29.
Tonight’s matchup marks the 2nd highest scoring game in NBA history, trailing only:
Detroit Pistons (186) vs. Denver Nuggets (184) on 12/13/1983 (370 points) (3OT)
The Sacramento Kings and the LA Clippers scored the 3rd and 4th most points, respectively, in a single game in NBA history:
Detroit Pistons: 186 Points on 12/13/1983
Denver Nuggets: 184 Points on 12/13/1983
Sacramento Kings: 176 Points on 02/24/2023
LA Clippers: 175 Points on 02/24/2023
The Clippers 26 3pt FGM tonight marks a new franchise record, previously:
25 3pt FGM on 08/01/2020
The Clippers and Kings combined for 44 3pt FGM tonight, tying the record for most combined 3pt FGM in a single game in NBA history:
Houston Rockets (25) and Milwaukee Bucks (19) on 05/07/2021
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