Message Board Basketball Forum - InsideHoops

Go Back   Message Board Basketball Forum - InsideHoops > InsideHoops Main Basketball Forums > NBA Forum

NBA Forum NBA Message Board - NBA Fan Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 10-28-2015, 02:30 AM   #16
CavaliersFTW
NBA Legend
 
CavaliersFTW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 17,285
Default Re: Curry makes history: Only reigning MVP to drop 40+ on opening night

Wilt scored 42 and grabbed 31 rebounds on the 1961 opener after being MVP
CavaliersFTW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2015, 02:39 AM   #17
warriorfan
Itís gonna be easy!
 
warriorfan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 20,338
Default Re: Curry makes history: Only reigning MVP to drop 40+ on opening night

1961 Philadelphia Warriors were playing at a pace of 132.0 possessions per game.

2016 Golden State Warriors play at a pace a little under 100.

In the 1961 opener there were 103 field goals made. In the 2016 season opener tonight there were 76 field goals made.

42 points and 32 rebounds in the amount of possessions that are played in today's game comes out to around 29 points and 22 rebounds.

Steph Curry sat most of the 4th quarter and had 36 minutes played while wilt was playing for 48.

Steph Curry's opening game was better than Wilt's.
warriorfan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2015, 03:03 AM   #18
CavaliersFTW
NBA Legend
 
CavaliersFTW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 17,285
Default Re: Curry makes history: Only reigning MVP to drop 40+ on opening night

Quote:
Originally Posted by warriorfan
1961 Philadelphia Warriors were playing at a pace of 132.0 possessions per game.

2016 Golden State Warriors play at a pace a little under 100.

In the 1961 opener there were 103 field goals made. In the 2016 season opener tonight there were 76 field goals made.

42 points and 32 rebounds in the amount of possessions that are played in today's game comes out to around 29 points and 22 rebounds.

Steph Curry sat most of the 4th quarter and had 36 minutes played while wilt was playing for 48.

Steph Curry's opening game was better than Wilt's.
Al Attles, Guy Rodgers, etc take less shots if the Warriors of 1961 as a unit played at a lower pace.

Wilt still gets fed. He's reigning MVP and MDE
CavaliersFTW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2015, 03:31 AM   #19
warriorfan
Itís gonna be easy!
 
warriorfan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 20,338
Default Re: Curry makes history: Only reigning MVP to drop 40+ on opening night

Quote:
Originally Posted by CavaliersFTW
Al Attles, Guy Rodgers, etc take less shots if the Warriors of 1961 as a unit played at a lower pace.

Wilt still gets fed. He's reigning MVP and MDE

So even with 30 less possessions, Wilt would of still scored 40 points in that game?


warriorfan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2015, 03:36 AM   #20
CavaliersFTW
NBA Legend
 
CavaliersFTW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 17,285
Default Re: Curry makes history: Only reigning MVP to drop 40+ on opening night

Quote:
Originally Posted by warriorfan
So even with 30 less possessions, Wilt would of still scored 40 points in that game?


CavaliersFTW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2015, 03:59 AM   #21
dunksby
NBA Legend
 
dunksby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 15,579
Default Re: Curry makes history: Only reigning MVP to drop 40+ on opening night

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sarcastic
So basically this is another made up stat/achievement.
Of course, NBA is not 5 years old, it's really hard to set a new milestone even in the most arbitrary way.
dunksby is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2015, 04:07 AM   #22
WorldWarriors
Decent college freshman
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 2,583
Default Re: Curry makes history: Only reigning MVP to drop 40+ on opening night

They said it hasn't been done since Kareem did it. That's what I heard Ernie away on Inside the NBA.
WorldWarriors is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2015, 04:32 AM   #23
bdreason
Game. Set. Match.
 
bdreason's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: HB, CA
Posts: 25,901
Default Re: Curry makes history: Only reigning MVP to drop 40+ on opening night

Quote:
Originally Posted by warriorfan
1961 Philadelphia Warriors were playing at a pace of 132.0 possessions per game.

2016 Golden State Warriors play at a pace a little under 100.

In the 1961 opener there were 103 field goals made. In the 2016 season opener tonight there were 76 field goals made.

42 points and 32 rebounds in the amount of possessions that are played in today's game comes out to around 29 points and 22 rebounds.

Steph Curry sat most of the 4th quarter and had 36 minutes played while wilt was playing for 48.

Steph Curry's opening game was better than Wilt's.


Imagine if Curry had 30 more possessions and played 12 more minutes.
bdreason is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2015, 05:04 AM   #24
BuffaloBill
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: San Antonio
Posts: 4,666
Default Re: Curry makes history: Only reigning MVP to drop 40+ on opening night

BuffaloBill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2015, 05:40 AM   #25
Clifton
talk less, say more
 
Clifton's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 2,814
Default Re: Curry makes history: Only reigning MVP to drop 40+ on opening night

Quote:
Imagine if Curry had 30 more possessions and played 12 more minutes.
No 3-ball though.
Clifton is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2015, 06:05 AM   #26
24-Inch_Chrome
Banned
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 5,857
Default Re: Curry makes history: Only reigning MVP to drop 40+ on opening night

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sarcastic
So basically this is another made up stat/achievement.

24-Inch_Chrome is offline   Reply With Quote
This NBA Basketball News Website Sponsored by:


Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:08 AM.






NBA BASKETBALL FORUM KEY LINKS:

NBA Basketball

NBA Rumors

Basketball Blog

NBA Videos

NBA Free Agents

NBA Free Agency

NBA Summer Leagues

Utah Summer League

Sacramento Summer League

Vegas NBA Summer League

Search Site

FOLLOW US
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
YouTube
















Powered by vBulletin Version 3.5.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Terms of Use/Service | Privacy Policy