Wednesday 14th December 2022 was a chaotic day in the NBA, which was great for sports fans of high-scoring games. According to ESPN Stats & Information, Wednesday was the highest-scoring day in NBA history in which at least ten teams played.
During tonight’s 10 NBA games, teams averaged 119.1 PPG. In the history of the NBA, at least 10 games have been played on 1,569 distinct days. Wednesday had the most points of any day.
On Wednesday, only three of the competing teams scored fewer than 100 points. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ defence thwarted Luka Doncic and the Minnesota Timberwolves in their 105-90 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. Minnesota Timberwolves were defeated by the Los Angeles Clippers 99-88.
On Wednesday, those who made the majority of their wagers on the Over of the game totals are rewarded handsomely. In comparison to the 269 points scored by the Washington Wizards and Denver Nuggets, the Detroit Pistons and Charlotte Hornets scored 275 points.
As a result of a number of events being contested as an All-Star game, a number of players finished with inflated point totals. Nikola Jokic topped all scorers on the day with 43 points on 17-for-20 shooting from the field. However, he was the only individual to surpass 40 points. Fred VanVleet scored 39 points on 13-of-25 shooting in a 124-123 home loss to the Sacramento Kings, but his brilliant offensive show was in vain.
Stephen Curry, a standout for the Golden State Warriors, scored 38 points and could have scored more than 50 had he been able to finish the game against the Indiana Pacers. Damian Lillard scored 37 points as the Portland Trail Blazers upset the San Antonio Spurs 128-112 on the strength of his effort.