Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Another NBA Scoring Explosion: 49 Points by Lauri Markkanen for the Utah Jazz Against the Houston Rockets

The NBA is experiencing a few days of true insanity regarding its stars and its offensive prowess. Since December 25, in less than two weeks, nearly 18 different players have scored 40 or more points. Laurie Markkanengreat personality of Utah Jazz In the 2022-2023 season, he was the last one to join the trend.

The 25-year-old Finnish forward, one of the most important revelations of this campaign, was sent off with nothing more and nothing less 49 points in Utah’s win over the Houston Rockets by 131–114.

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Markkanen dropped 11 points from his last individual scoring record in the NBA, which he achieved two and a half weeks earlier when he scored 38 points in a win over the Detroit Pistons. He is averaging 24.5 points per game this season.Nearly 10 more than the score he scored with the Chicago Bulls last season.

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The shooting formula of 13-13 in free throws, 9-12 in two-point shots and 6-15 in triples for 15-27 from the field was European, who already had 35 points in his account by the end of the third quarter. and recorded the highest scoring mark by a Utah Jazz player in a regular season in the 21st century, surpassing Bojan Bogdanovic’s 48 goals in 2021.

In general in the story, only Karl Malone, Donovan Mitchell and Adrian Dentley Scored 49 or more points while playing for the Utah Jazz: Pete Maravich and Trucks Robinson did the same with this franchise, but in the 1970s, when they were still the New Orleans Jazz.

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He already has more than 50 performances of 43 points or more this season, making these impressive offensive outbursts recurring. The average points scored by a team in this campaign is 113.8 goals, up from 110.6 last season And not to mention 106.3 from five years ago or 98.1 from 10 seasons ago.

you to go 1969–1970 season with 116.7 points at the time to find a record higher than the current one in which the three-point shot did not yet exist. 1961–1962 season record average points per team of 118.8It seemed hard to beat when the league only had nine teams, but teams are getting closer.

December 27, luka doncic scored 60 points and joel embied 48 added. On 28 December, giannis antetocampo Converted 45. Were 47 on 30th December lebron james and on 31st December they added 51 doncic Y 45 Paul George, Jan 2nd was 71 goals day donovan mitchell and 54 klay thompson With 10 triples, Antetokounmpo converted 55 points on January 3 and 49 on January 5. markkanen,

With eight different players from five different nationalities, across all 10 days, ranging from 38 years of LeBron James to 23 years of Luka Doncic. the day before we start that count down, darius garlandThe 22-year-old scored 46 for the Cleveland Cavaliers. less than a week ago pascal i’m sorry He scored a career-high 52 points for the Toronto Raptors.

Who will be next? It seems that any NBA game is capable of giving us an unforgettable performance.

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