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Devin Booker makes NBA history with 51 point performance

Devin Booker scored 51 points in three quarters, including 26 points in the third period, Wednesday night against Chicago.

Last night became the first player in history to record 50+ points in a game while shooting 80%+ from the field and 85%+ from 3-point land.

Against the Chicago Bulls (9-12), Booker scored 16 points in the second quarter and 26 in the third period, finishing the game with 51 points without touching the floor in the fourth quarter. He led the way in a 132-113 Suns (15-6) victory at home.  Booker last scored 50 points in a game in 2019 and became the fourth player in the  to reach the mark this season.   has now scored 50 points in four different games.

Booker also picked up six assists, a couple coming during a dazzling sequence with center Deandre Ayton in the second quarter.

Devin Booker Makes NBA History In 51-PT Performances (80 FG%, 85.7 3P%) | November 30, 2022

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 27, 1956, Kentucky scored 143 points against Georgia for the most points ever scored by a Kentucky team in a single game.


On February 27, 1956, Kentucky made 60 field goals against Georgia for the most field goals ever made in a single game by a Kentucky team.


On February 27, 2016, freshman Jamal Murray scored 33 points at Vanderbilt.


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