Highest assist-to-turnover ratio in a season. Courtney Vandersloot set the WNBA single-game record with 18 assists, helping the Sky beat the Indiana Fever 100-77 on Monday night. All rights reserved. The Los Angeles Lakers won their record-tying 17th NBA title with a 106-93 Game 6 win over the Miami Heat 10 months after the death of franchise icon … The potential streak-tying game is the toughest possible draw: a game against the Bucks, who share the Lakers’ league-best 24-3 record. The Los Angeles Lakers are an American professional basketball team currently playing in the National Basketball Association. He finished the game with 50 points (20-29 FG's … He recorded a Finals record 7 steals to go along with his double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds in the Rockets' 117-106 win. A couple of days later, the Lakers clinched their 15th championship in franchise history by winning Game 5. Russell grabbed 38 rebounds in a Game 2 win against the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1963 Finals, giving the Celtics a 2-0 series lead. In Game 3 against the Denver Nuggets, the Lakers lost 106-114 in what was a very disappointing attempt from their end. The Lakers win Game 2 124-114, taking a NBA Finals record 47 3's. Baylor led the Lakers with 38.3 points and 18.6 rebounds in 44.4 minutes per game. But, eventually, it became clear that Skiles had a chance to break the NBA single-game assists record. Highest minutes per game Wilt Chamberlain – 43.7 Highest minutes per game in a season Wilt Chamberlain – 45.3 Most points scored in a game Kobe Bryant – 81 Elgin Baylor – 71 Wilt Chamberlain – 66 Kobe Bryant – 65 – 64 In fact, Johnson holds the top six spots on the single-game assists record table. Lakers forward Danny Green said he and his fiancee received death threats after he missed what could have been a championship-clinching three pointer with 7.1 seconds remaining in Game 5. West was the team’s second-leading scorer and leading assist-man … HISTORY FOR SUE BIRD. It came in a Game 2 win against the San Francisco Warriors. NBA Finals record (tie) 40 Bill Russell * Boston Celtics February 12, 1961 Philadelphia Warriors 40 Bill Russell * Boston Celtics April 18, 1962 Los Angeles Lakers NBA Finals record (tie); game 7 overtime victory; Russell's 19 40 * His record 21-assist night came against the Boston Celtics in a 33-point Game 3 blowout win for the Lakers. window.gdprTextData.text = "NBA sites use cookies and similar technologies. In Game 2 of this series, Robert Horry made his impact felt on the defensive end of the floor. 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Prime Dwight Howard was a monster in the paint. A blown lead, missed free throws, and a close finish - the Lakers held on against the Hawks and have a winning record for the first time in two years. Lakers star LeBron James has made NBA history yet again. LeBron the Only nine times in NBA history have the Finals been decided in a sweep. In fact, it is the only 60-point performance in Finals history. Kevin Porter held the record. Rajon Rondo displayed his vision by chucking the ball to a cutting LeBron James in the fourth quarter of Game 5. The Los Angeles Lakers began their first NBA Finals series in a decade by thrashing the Miami Heat 116-98 in game one on Wednesday. The 76ers went on to win that Finals series in six games for the franchise's second title. In Game 5 of the 2017 Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics, LeBron James passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA’s all-time playoff scoring leader. The Warriors went on to lose that Finals in five games. Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has passed former Utah Jazz guard John Stockton for second all time in assists recorded in the NBA postseason. 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Lakers' LeBron James becomes the first player in NBA history to record a triple double against every team in the league in the team's 112-107 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Lakers held the Heat to 30.7% shooting, including 1 … Unless otherwise stated, statistics/records are accurate as at the end of the 2016–17 season. But LeBron James traced another record as he individually had a very convincing outing. Unless otherwise stated, statistics/records are correct as at the end of the 2012–13 season. Five-time NBA Champion Magic Johnson leads the career assists rankings in the postseason and the Finals. Hall of Famers Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell hold numerous rebounding records, so this should come as no surprise. Copyright © 2018 NBA. Boston went on to win the Finals 4-2, their sixth title in seven years. What about the holders of these records on the grandest stage of them all - the NBA Finals? With the win, they hold a 2.5 game … It has occurred 66 times in the regular season and six times in the playoffs. Although Baylor's monster double-double of 61 points and 22 rebounds gave the Los Angeles Lakers a 3-2 series lead against the Boston Celtics, the latter rallied to win the next two games and thus the 1962 NBA title. BRADENTON, Fla. — Sue Bird set a WNBA Finals assist record in Game 1 of the series between Seattle and Las Vegas on Friday night. In the 1995 NBA Finals, the Houston Rockets swept the Orlando Magic to repeat as NBA Champions. The win gave the Lakers a 2-1 series lead but they went on to lose the series in seven games. It has occurred 66 times in the regular season and six times in the playoffs. Vandersloot tied the … Bird sets a WNBA Finals record with 12 assists in a game … Early in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, James surpassed John Stockton for second-place on the all-time postseason assist … The Lakers led 28-20 after one quarter but turned the game into a rout in the second quarter, taking the quarter 36-16. Rondo ended the game with seven assist… The Purple and Gold sank 16 of them for a 34.0% marksmanship. Honored Minneapolis Lakers: Next to their retired numbers, the Lakers have hung a banner with the names of six Hall-of-Famers who were instrumental to the franchise's success during its days in Minneapolis: Baylor's no. The Lakers are 7-6 -- one game … Everybody knows Wilt Chamberlain's regular season record for most points in a single game - 100. Playing the guard position, he was voted 12 times into the All-NBA First and Second Teams, was elected into the NBA All-Star Team 14  times, and was chosen as the All-Star MVP in 1972, the same year that he won the only title of his career. 35 players have recorded 22 or more assists in a game. By using NBA sites, you are agreeing to our revised Privacy Policy<\/a> and Terms of Use<\/a>, including our Cookie Policy<\/a>"; Who holds the single-game NBA Finals records for points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks and 3-pointers? Curry scored 27 of his game-high 33 points from beyond the arc at an efficiency of 52.9% (9-of-17 three-pointers). The NBA Champion. The second time Chamberlain pulled down 38 rebounds was in 1967 as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers. The Lakers 21-3 start continues to be their best start to a season since the 2008-09 campaign when they also won 21 of their first 24 games. This page details the all-time statistics, records, and other achievements pertaining to the Los Angeles Lakers. The record fell when she picked up her 12th dime before the fourth quarter even started. ); The Los Angeles Lakers are NBA champions, defeating the Miami Heat 106-93 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, winning the best-of-seven series four games to two. Chamberlain grabbed 38 rebounds twice in the Finals. The 2018 NBA Finals saw Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors roll past LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, with Curry, arguably the greatest shooter ever, going off in Game 2. Sue Bird sets WNBA assist record in finals game Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) passes the ball to guard Epiphanny Prince (11) as she is guarded by … window.gdprTextData = {"buttonText":"I Agree","cookiePolicyLink":"http:\/\/www.nba.com\/news\/privacy_policy.html#Cookies","cookiePolicyLinkText":"Cookie Policy","privacyLink":"https:\/\/www.nba.com\/news\/privacy_policy.html","privacyLinkText":"Privacy Policy","termsOfUseLink":"http:\/\/www.nba.com\/news\/termsofuse","termsOfUseLinkText":"Terms of Use","text":"NBA sites use cookies and similar technologies. Oladipo, DeRozan among 2021's best free agents. James’ keen passing skills shined once again, as the Lakers won a second straight game after suffering a season-worst four-game skid. Check out all the single-game Finals record holders in the major stat categories - points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks and 3-pointers: Elgin Baylor's 61 points in Game 5 of the 1962 NBA Finals has stood the test of the time to remain the Finals' single-game scoring record. His record 21-assist night came against the Boston Celtics in a 33-point Game 3 … The first instance was in 1964 as a member of the San Francisco Warriors in a Game 4 loss against the Boston Celtics. Only LeBron James and Cedric Ceballos have achieved the feat in fewer games. Everybody knows Klay Thompson holds the NBA record for most 3s in a single regular season game with 14. By using NBA sites, you are agreeing to our revised :privacyPolicy and :termsOfUse, including our :cookiePolicy"}; October 4, 2020. The Lakers posted the NBA’s second-best regular season record during Johnson’s initial season in 1979-80 (60-22) and proceeded to win the NBA championship, beginning a … MJ had held the record for 19 years with 5,987 points, a See the record-setting assist below. The Lakers jumped in front of the Heat early and never let up, dominating Game 6 to pick up their 17th championship. LeBron James and Anthony Davis are the first pair of … In fact, Johnson holds the top six spots on the single-game assists record table. Anthony Davis Joins LeBron James As Fastest Lakers Player To Record A 50-point Game Anthony Davis’ first 50-point game with the Lakers comes in his 23rd game. Alas, his effort was in vain as the Lakers triumphed in overtime, taking a 3-1 series lead. Peters Sets Assist Record As Knicks Stop Swarm WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. –– Lamar Peters of the Westchester Knicks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, set a new single game assists franchise record (19) as the Knicks put the Greensboro Swarm away, 129-115, Wednesday evening at Westchester County Center. 22 jersey was retired by the Lakers; 34 was retired for Shaquille O'Neal on April 2013; 17 was previously worn by Andrew Bynum and Rick Fox, and neither 19 nor 99 is currently being worn. The Bucks have a … 30 in 30: Can Spurs re-enter postseason discussion? West holds the NBA record for the highest points per game average in a playoff series with 46.3. Centered around his game, the Orlando Magic made a run to the 2009 NBA Finals where they were up against Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. Down 2-1 in the series, Dwight Howard registered a Finals record nine blocks in Game 4 to go along with his 16 points and 21 rebounds. 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