On This Date: Bibby Drains A Career-High Nine Three-Pointers
Back in 2007, Mike Bibby scored 37 points (9/12 from 3PT) to lead the Kings past Steve Nash and the Phoenix Suns
All athletic events will be on pause for the foreseeable future, which is a tough pill to swallow for sports fans around the world.
While this may be a rough time for Sacramento Kings fans, we can look back on some good times while we wait for basketball to make it’s return.
On This Date: March 25, 2007
The Sacramento Kings faced Steve Nash and the Phoenix Suns in a Sunday matinee back on March 25, 2007 that was broadcasted nationally on ABC.
Mike Bibby gave Kings fans a game to remember, scoring 37 points while hitting a career-high nine three-pointers en route to a 107-100 win for Sacramento. The Suns would go on to win 61 games, claiming the number-two seed in the Western Conference standings.
Bibby’s nine three’s in a game remained the franchise record for the Kings until Buddy Hield hit 11 three-pointers against Boston on November 25, 2019.
Ron Artest (now known as Metta World Peace) finished with 24 points and nine rebounds in the win, while John Salmons pitched in with 17 points and five rebounds.
For the Suns, Leandro Barbosa scored 27 points off of the Phoenix bench to lead the team in scoring. Steve Nash finished with 18 points and nine assists, while Amar’e Stoudemire scored 23 points to go along with 11 rebounds.