4.3.99: Kendall Gill ties the NBA record for steals – 15pts 10rebs 11stls
On this day in history, April 3rd of 1999, Kendall Gill had a triple-double with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 11 steals, which tied the NBA record set by Larry Kenon of San Antonio in 1976.
Gill joined Clyde Drexler as the only NBA player to achieve the rare triple-double of points, rebounds and steals.
“I almost had two more, too,” Gill said upon hearing that he had tied the league record for steals. “If I had known that, I would have tried a little harder to get a couple more.”
Source: Sports Illustrated