On This Date in NBA History: December 27, Richard Hamilton Scored Career-High 51


Jan. 4, 2012; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Chicago Bulls shooting guard Richard Hamilton (32) moves the ball on Detroit Pistons shooting guard Ben Gordon (8) in the second quarter at The Palace. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

2006 – In a 151-145 triple overtime loss to the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden, Richard Hamilton (@ripcityhamilton) scored a career-high 51 points as a member of the Detroit Pistons. He shot 19-of-37 from the field and 12-of-12 from the free-throw line. Hamilton is one of only five players to score at least 50 points at MSG over the last decade.

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