Jan 5, 2012; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) controls the ball under pressure by Dallas Mavericks center Brendan Haywood (33) during the second half at the AT

On This Date in NBA History: December 26, Duncan Scored Career-High 53

2001 – In a 126-123 overtime loss to the Dallas Mavericks at the Alamodome, Tim Duncan scored a career-high 53 points. He shot 19-of-28 from the field and 15-of-15 from the free throw line. In addition, Duncan’s 53 points are tied for the most ever scored by a player in a home San Antonio Spurs game.

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