(2009) Kobe Bryant set a MSG record with 61 points
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“It’s a blessing to do what you love and to have moments like this,” Kobe Bryant said after scoring a MSG record 61 points back in 2009.
Here’s how the Lakers legend racked up 61, via 20 Second Time-Out
- Isolation: 16 points
- Off screen: 9 points
- Spot up: 6 points
- Pick and Roll: 4 points
- Transition: 4 points
- Cut: 2 points
- Free Throw: 20 points
In 2014, Carmelo Anthony scored 62, breaking Kobe’s record by a point. Before Kobe, the previous record by an opponent was set by Michael Jordan in 1995, when he dropped a double nickel on Ewing and crew just weeks after making his return to the NBA.