NBA: Victor Wembanyama scores career-high 40 points in San Antonio Spurs victory-ZoomTech News

Victor Wembanyama hit a career-high 40 factors, together with an enormous three-pointer with one minute and 12 seconds to play in additional time, because the San Antonio Spurs held off the visiting New York Knicks.

The Spurs got here by way of 130-126 regardless of New York’s Jalen Brunson hitting 61 factors – a profession excessive.

He missed the Knicks’ single-game scoring document, held by Carmelo Anthony since 2014, by one level.

Wembanyama additionally had 20 rebounds and 7 assists.

The 20-year-old Frenchman’s haul noticed him develop into the primary rookie to document a 40-point, 20-rebound sport since Shaquille O’Neal had 46 and 21 in 1993.

He hit a pair of free throws with 24 seconds left to tie the sport and ship it to additional time.

His additional time three-pointer made it 128-124 and though Mitchell Robinson reduce the hole to 2, Brunson missed a three-pointer with 5 seconds left and the Knicks threw away the rebound earlier than two Tre Jones free throws prolonged the successful margin.

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