On This Date in NBA History: December 13, The League’s Highest-Scoring Game

Dec 14, 2011; College Park, MD, USA; FIU Panthers head coach Isiah Thomas signals to his team during the second half against the Maryland Terrapins at Comcast Center. Maryland defeated FIU 65-61. Mandatory Credit: James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

1983 – The Detroit Pistons defeated the Denver Nuggets, 186-184, in the highest-scoring game in NBA history. The game lasted three overtimes and included four players who scored at least 40 points each: Kiki Vandeweghe 51 and Alex English 47 for the Nuggets in addition to Isiah Thomas (@iamisiahthomas) 47 and John Long 41 for the Pistons. There were 9,655 fans in attendance at McNichols Sports Arena in Denver as both teams left this game with an 11-12 record.

Topics: Alex English, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, Isiah Thomas, John Long, Kiki Vandeweghe

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