Donovan Mitchell made history by scoring 71 points (!) as the Cleveland Cavaliers (24-14) beat the Chicago Bulls (16-21) 145-134 in overtime. DeMar DeRozan’s 44 points finished second.
the Donovan Mitchell He was unstoppable. Get close to his magical night copy printthe last one threatened the legendary Wilt Chamberlain. He broke every record their child ever had on his hands Cleveland Cavaliersthe LeBron James. And with 71 points scored in the victory over Chicago Bulls (145-134 in overtime) put his name on the all-time list.
the Mitchell He finished the regular season with 58 points. Among them are the last three points of his team. One shot well placed, another missed on purpose. The rebound ended up in his hands for a double pointer that made the game 130-130. Return confirmed Cavaliers From -21!
This was the highest performance in its history NBAafter copy printWho scored 81 points on January 22, 2006. Of course, Chamberlain leads him with 100 points on March 2, 1962.
At the same time, the former Utah Jazz player also holds the record for points in Cleveland, surpassing them LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, who scored 57 each!
Mitchell, in the 50 minutes played, in addition to 71 points, scored 11 assists and 8 rebounds! While all 71 points came without exaggeration: 7/15 three-pointers, 15/24 two-pointers, 20/25 shots!
In a way, his performance DeMar DeRozan, on the opposite side of the floor, as a footnote. He scored 44 points on 14/26 2-pointers, 2/6 3-pointers, 10/12 while Zach LaVine added 26.
for CavaliersAside from Mitchell, Kevin Love had 12 points and 17 rebounds and Garrett Allen had 21 points and 8 rebounds.
twelve minutes: 27-34, 47-65, 91-96, 130-130, 145-134
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