Shai Gilgeous-Alexander posts stat line never seen in NBA history

players usually make sure to get up a little extra against the team that traded them.  did that to a historic extent as his  took on the  on Tuesday night.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was a man possessed, posting a dream stat-line for all of his fantasy basketball owners. 33 points on 50 percent shooting on the offensive end, making both three-point attempts and all nine of his free throw attempts. He also added eight assists, five rebounds, and six combined blocks and steals. How's that for an all-around performance?

That mixture of efficiency and production places him in a league of his own in NBA history.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is the first player in NBA history to …

  • – score 30+ points
  • – dish out 8+ assists
  • – block 3+ shots
  • – notch 3+ steals
  • – shoot 100% from three
  • – shoot 100% from the line

… all in the same game.