NBA Records and Overview: Team Game Records and Analysis

Get to know about the NBA Records that were made by the varied teams in the National basketball association. Read to learn more.

It is important to know the records of a team and what they have done in their history. The records are what get the attention of anyone that is a fan of the team. The records might be important for people to know about when they want to purchase tickets for a team game and for the team to know about for example when looking for players for their team. It is also worth knowing the team records because it is a way one can compare the records of different teams. The records can be useful to compare different teams because different types of records are used for different competitions. Records of wins and losses, goals for and against, performance in games, points, home and away wins etcetera can all be used for comparison purposes.

Records:

  1. Longest game:

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The Olympians and Royals played their NBA game for the longest time on January 6, 1951. After six overtimes, Indianapolis defeated Rochester 75-73.

  1. Most points in a game – overtime:

On December 13, 1983, the Detroit Pistons scored 186 points against the Denver Nuggets.

  1. Most points in a game – regulation:

On February 27, 1959, the Boston Celtics defeated the Minneapolis Lakers by a score of 173. On November 10, 1990, the Phoenix Suns scored 173 points against the Denver Nuggets.

  1. Fewest points in a game (post-shot clock):

On April 10, 1999, the Chicago Bulls beat the Miami Heat by a score of 49.

  1. Most points in 1st half: 

On November 10, 1990, the Phoenix Suns scored 107 points against the Denver Nuggets.

  1. Most points in 2nd half:

On February 11, 1970, the Atlanta Hawks defeated the San Diego Rockets by 97 points.

  1. Fewest points in 1st half:

On December 14, 1999, the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers by a score of 19.

  1. Fewest points in 2nd half: 

On March 1, 2006, the New Orleans Hornets defeated the Los Angeles Clippers by a score of 16.

  1. Fewest field goals made in a game:

On January 23, 2012, the Orlando Magic defeated the Boston Celtics by a score of 16.

  1. Most 3 pointers overall made in a game:

On January 16, 2019, the New Orleans Pelicans (19) will play the Golden State Warriors (24), according to the numbering 43.

  1. Most 3 pointers attempted in a single game: 

On January 16, 2019, the Brooklyn Nets were defeated by 70 against the Houston Rockets.

  1. Most 3-point attempts in a game, none of which were successful:

Against the Portland Trail Blazers on December 21, 2012, the Denver Nuggets scored 22 points.

  1. Most 3 pointers attempted overall in a game:

On January 16, 2019, the Brooklyn Nets (36) and the Houston Rockets (70) played in game 106.

  1. The majority of 3 pointers scored in a game:

The Miami Heat will be faced against the Milwaukee Bucks on December 29, 2020.

  1. Number of 3 pointers made in a half:

On April 3, 2021, the Utah Jazz will score 18 against the Orlando Magic.

  1. Number of 3 pointers attempted in a half:

Against the Brooklyn Nets on January 16, 2019, the Houston Rockets scored 35 points.

  1. Only team to outscore its rivals in a game: 

In a 124-59 victory on February 27, 1998, the Indiana Pacers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers.

  1. Most significant victory margin: 

On December 2, 2021, the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder by a score of 152–79.

  1. Biggest scoring margin in a half: 

50 – On December 27, 2020, the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 77-27 in the opening period.

  1. Highest scoring margin in a quarter: 

On February 4, 1987, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Sacramento Kings 40-4 in the opening frame.

  1. Number of rebounds in a game:

On December 24, 1960, the Boston Celtics defeated the Detroit Pistons by a score of 109.

  1. Game with the fewest rebounds:  

On January 31, 2014, the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder by a score of 17.

  1. Most game winning assists: 

On December 26, 1978, the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Detroit Pistons by a score of 53.

  1. Most in a half of assists: 

On November 10, 1990, the Phoenix Suns scored 33 points against the Denver Nuggets.

  1. Game with the fewest assists: 
  • On November 28, 1956, the Boston Celtics defeated the Minneapolis Lakers by a score of 3.
  • On October 16, 1963, the Baltimore Bullets defeated the Boston Celtics by a score of 3.
  • On December 5, 1967, the Cincinnati Royals defeated the Chicago Bulls by a score of 3.
  • On March 28, 1976, the New York Knicks scored 3 against the Boston Celtics.
  1. A quarter with the most steals: 

On January 16, 2008, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Indiana Pacers by a score of 12.

  1. Lowest number of errors in a game: 

On February 23, 2021, the Denver Nuggets defeated the Portland Trail Blazers by a score of 1 point.

  1. Maximum fast break points in a game:

On March 15, 2009, the Phoenix Suns scored 56 points against the Golden State Warriors.

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