On This Date in NBA History: November 9, Longest Game in Shot Clock Era


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1989 – The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Seattle SuperSonics, 155-154, in five overtimes, making it the longest NBA game in the shot clock era, a record that still stands. Dale Ellis played an NBA-record 69 minutes for the SuperSonics, scoring 53 points on 18-of-39 (.462) shooting. Ricky Pierce led the Bucks with 36 points in 42 minutes off the bench.

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