Chimezie Metu contributes as Kings beat Clippers in NBA’s 2nd highest-scoring game

7 highest-scoring NBA Teams in a regular-season game

Nigeria men’s basketball, D’Tigers forward, Chimezie Metu, and coach Mike Brown were involved in NBA’s second-highest scoring game on Friday as the Kings beat the Clippers 176-175.

Just a few hours after the Nigerian basketball team ended Ivory Coast’s unbeaten run at the FIBA World Cup qualifiers with a 72-63 in Angola.

Far away in America the coach, Mike Brown, and forward, Chimezie Metu were involved in a historic game.

The Sacramento Kings secured a double-overtime win against Conference rivals Los Angeles Clippers at the crypto arena court to go 3rd in the west with a 34-25 record.

Chimezie Metu dropped 8 points (including 4-of-4 from the free throw line), 9 rebounds, and +12 efficiency in 21 minutes of action.

The Kings’ 176-175 win against the Clippers is 176-175 is the second-highest score in the NBA’s 76-year history. Pistons beat Denver 186-184 in triple overtime on Dec. 13, 1983, in what remains the highest-scoring NBA game.

The Kings are third on the scoring list with 176 points and the Clippers are fourth with 175. A team has scored 170 points in a regular-season game only seven times.

7 highest-scoring NBA Teams in a regular-season game

1. Celtics 173 points in 1959
2. Spurs 171 points in 1982
3. Nuggets 184 points in 1983
4. Pistons 186 points in 1983
5. Suns in 173 points in 1990
6. Kings 176 points in 2023
7. Clippers 175 points in 2023

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