On This Date In NBA History: December 10, Dion Waiters Was Born And Carmelo Anthony Ties The Record For Most Points In A Quarter


Nov 30, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Dion Waiters (3) takes the ball down the court in the first half against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

1991 – Happy 21st birthday to Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters (@dionwaiters3). An ankle sprain has kept him out the Cavaliers’ last few games, but he is averaging the second most points (15.2) and three-pointers made (1.9) per game for any rookie in 2012-13.

 

 

 

Feb 5, 2011; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Denver Nuggets Carmelo Anthony (15) looks on during a free throw in the first half against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

2008 – As a member of the Denver Nuggets, Carmelo Anthony (@carmeloanthony) tied George Gervin’s NBA record with 33 points in a single quarter. During the Nuggets’ 116-105 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, Anthony scored 33 points in the third quarter. After the game, he said, “I’ve never been a part of a quarter like that before. I just felt that good. I can’t explain it.”

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