The NBA had a wild day on Wednesday, which was fantastic for avid fans of high-scoring matches. A day like Wednesday, which according to ESPN Stats & Info saw the highest scoring day ever in which at least 10 teams played, had never occurred in the history of the NBA.
Teams from the NBA scored 119.1 PPG in tonight’s 10 games. In the history of the NBA, there were at least 10 games played on 1,569 different days. The day with the most points was Wednesday.
Only three of the teams who competed on Wednesday scored less than 100 points. In a 105-90 victory over the Dallas Mavericks, the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ defense shut down Luka Doncic and the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 99-88.
Those who mostly placed wagers on the Over of the games’ totals on Wednesday are winning big. While the Washington Wizards and Denver Nuggets combined for 269 points, the Detroit Pistons and Charlotte Hornets scored a combined 275 points.
A number of players finished with inflated point totals as a result of a number of competitions being played like an All-Star game. With 43 points on 17-for-20 shooting from the field, Nikola Jokic finished first among all scorers for the day. But he was the only one who exceeded 40 points. In a 124-123 home defeat to the Sacramento Kings, Fred VanVleet scored 39 points on 13 of 25 shooting, but his spectacular offensive display was for nothing.
Stephen Curry, a standout for the Golden State Warriors, had 38 points and might have easily scored more than 50 if he had been able to complete the game against the Indiana Pacers. The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the San Antonio Spurs 128-112 thanks to a 37-point performance from Damian Lillard.