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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2008 10:52 pm
Marcus Camby just got 11 blocks against the Jazz today, along with 8 points and 24 rebounds. Haven't checked yet but 11 blocks must be close to the highest ever in nba history
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2008 10:55 pm
highest ever was 17 by Mark Eaton. 11 blocks happens about twice per year on average. Still an amazing game though.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2008 10:57 pm
It's 17... 11 blocks is the highest ever in a half, though. However, the 17 was performed by Elmore Smith in 1973, quite a while ago.

Edit: Eaton's career high was 14 I believe. He does have the highest average BPG though.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2008 10:58 pm
Camby has gotten 10 blocks a couple of times this year now. He is amazing. :shock:
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2008 11:05 pm
migya noticed cuz i have camby out blocking his whole team in one of our fantasy leagues :wink: haha
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2008 11:35 pm
yeah, he had a pretty good stat line...2nd time in the last few games that he had 20+ rebounds. Linas Kleiza with a career high 41, 20 in the 2nd...where did that come from?
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 1:22 am
EMan32 wrote:migya noticed cuz i have camby out blocking his whole team in one of our fantasy leagues :wink: haha



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Marcus Camby, when healthy, is the best center in the West, in my opinion. He is to center what Jason Kidd is to point guard; a consistent triple-double threat. Always among the league-leaders in both blocks and rebounds. He can hit out to 15 feet, gets plenty of steals, is athletic enough to run and finish... he does, pretty much, everything a center should do well.
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32 wrote:Marcus Camby, when healthy, is the best center in the West, in my opinion. He is to center what Jason Kidd is to point guard; a consistent triple-double threat. Always among the league-leaders in both blocks and rebounds. He can hit out to 15 feet, gets plenty of steals, is athletic enough to run and finish... he does, pretty much, everything a center should do well.


I somewhat agree, Yao has a more complete offensive package but then again on the Nuggets Camby doesn't really need to score that much, but does everything else spectacularly. If he scored 20 PPG he would be an All-Star.
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32 wrote:Marcus Camby, when healthy, is the best center in the West, in my opinion. He is to center what Jason Kidd is to point guard; a consistent triple-double threat. Always among the league-leaders in both blocks and rebounds. He can hit out to 15 feet, gets plenty of steals, is athletic enough to run and finish... he does, pretty much, everything a center should do well.


I somewhat agree, Yao has a more complete offensive package but then again on the Nuggets Camby doesn't really need to score that much, but does everything else spectacularly. If he scored 20 PPG he would be an All-Star.

If he scored 20 ppg he'd be a superstar. As an offensively challenged player he borders on allstardom.
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Who is the most likely person to get a quadruple double in the NBA?

I used to always say AK47 and Kidd, but Camby is another person who could easily accomplish the feat.
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Thunder wrote:Who is the most likely person to get a quadruple double in the NBA?

I used to always say AK47 and Kidd, but Camby is another person who could easily accomplish the feat.



There are a few players, like JSmith and GWallace but AK has the highest probability as he gets the assists as well
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2008 2:21 am
Thunder wrote:Who is the most likely person to get a quadruple double in the NBA?


Another question. Who was the last player that got one?.

The last I remember is Olajuwon, but I'm sure I'm forgetting about somebody (probably several)... It's been a long time since Hakeem was at the top of his game.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2008 10:01 am
TMC, there has been four quadruple doubles in the HISTORY of the NBA.

Nate Thurmond, October 18, 1974, Chicago vs. Atlanta; 22 points, 14 rebounds, 13 assists, 12 blocks.

Alvin Robertson, February 18, 1986, San Antonio vs. Phoenix; 20 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists, 10 steals.

Hakeem Olajuwon, March 29, 1990, Houston vs. Milwaukee; 18 points, 16 rebounds, 10 assists, 11 blocks.

David Robinson, February 17, 1994, San Antonio vs. Detroit; 34 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists, 10 blocks.


And there have been some near misses as well.

Johnny Moore, January 8, 1985, San Antonio vs. Golden State; 26 points, 12 rebounds,, 13 assists, 9 steals.

Larry Bird, February 18, 1985, Boston vs. Utah; 30 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists, 9 steals.

Alvin Robertson, November 19, 1986, San Antonio vs. L.A. Lakers; 34 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists, 7 steals.

Fat Lever, February 18, 1987, Denver vs. L.A. Lakers; 10 points, 10 rebounds, 14 assists, 7 steals.

Fat Lever, November 24, 1987, Denver vs. New Jersey; 21 points, 13 rebounds, 14 assists, 8 steals.

Alvin Robertson, March 25, 1988, San Antonio vs. Detroit; 15 points, 10 rebounds, 12 assists, 8 steals.

Michael Jordan, January 15, 1989, Chicago vs. Boston; 42 points, 9 rebounds, 11 assists, 8 steals.

Alvin Robertson, March 18, 1989, San Antonio vs. Utah; 27 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists, 7 steals.

Hakeem Olajuwon, March 3, 1990, Houston vs. Golden State; 29 points, 18 rebounds, 9 assists, 11 blocks.

Lionel Simmons, November 26, 1991, Sacramento vs. Phoenix; 10 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists, 7 blocks.

David Robinson, January 11, 1994, San Antonio vs. Minnesota; 27 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists, 8 blocks.

David Robinson, February 8, 1994, San Antonio vs. Washington; 31 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists, 7 blocks.

Clyde Drexler, November 1, 1996, Houston vs. Sacramento; 25 points, 10 rebounds, 9 assists, 10 steals

Chris Mullin, February 19, 1997, Golden State vs. Boston; 19 points, 12 assists, 10 rebounds, 7 steals.

Mookie Blaylock, April 14, 1998, Atlanta vs. Philadelphia; 14 points, 8 rebounds, 11 assists, 10 steals.

Kevin Garnett, December 14, 1999, Minnesota vs. Atlanta; 22 points, 15 rebounds, 10 assists, 7 steals.

Mike Bibby, April 2, 2000, Vancouver vs. Dallas; 14 points, 11 rebounds, 11 assists, 7 steals.

Shaquille O'Neal, June 8, 2001, NBA Finals, L.A. Lakers vs. Philadelphia; 28 points, 20 rebounds, 9 assists, 8 blocks.

Tim Duncan, June 15, 2003, NBA Finals, San Antonio vs. New Jersey; 21 points, 20 rebounds, 10 assists, 8 blocks.


Hope that helps. :wink:
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2008 10:08 am
sfsfsfgiants wrote:Hope that helps. :wink:


Sure does, buddy. Thanks for taking some time to check it.

I did remember that one by Olajuwon, although seems like I had forgotten about Robinson's one.

It's actually hard to believe that there's been so few. I mean, it's not like they should be common, but only 4 in the whole history of the league?.

One would think that, with the kind of players that have played in the NBA, there would be some more.
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