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Domantas Sabonis units NBA document for many consecutive double-doubles

Former Gonzaga standout has 54 double-doubles in a row following win over the Philadelphia 76ers A historical 2023-24 campaign for Sacramento Kings forward Domantas Sabonis continued Monday when he recorded his 54th-consecutive double-double with 11 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists in a 108-96 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Sabonis’ 54-straight games with a double-double

Domantas Sabonis units NBA document for many consecutive double-doubles

Former Gonzaga standout has 54 double-doubles in a row following win over the Philadelphia 76ers

A historic 2023-24 marketing campaign for Sacramento Kings ahead Domantas Sabonis continued Monday when he recorded his 54th-consecutive double-double with 11 factors, 13 rebounds and 10 assists in a 108-96 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.

Sabonis’ 54-straight video games with a double-double is the longest streak because the NBA/ABA merger in 1976-77. No present NBA participant was alive the final time somebody had a double-double streak longer than Sabonis, who matched Kevin Love’s run of 53 in a row through the 2010-11 season within the Kings’ win over the Magic on Saturday.

Solely 4 gamers in NBA/ABA historical past have an extended streak than Sabonis: Wilt Chamberlain, Elvin Hayes, Elgin Baylor and Walt Bellamy. Chamberlain had seven completely different streaks with 70 or extra double-doubles consecutively in his profession and holds the all-time document with 81 straight within the 1966-67 season. Sabonis can’t attain that mark, however he can get to 65 in a row (which might be the ninth-most all-time) if he performs within the last 11 video games of the common season.

The previous Gonzaga males’s basketball standout additionally leads the NBA with 25 triple-doubles, along with his newest coming in opposition to the Toronto Raptors final week when he had 13 factors, 17 rebounds and 10 assists in a 123-89 win. Sabonis received’t be capable of attain Russell Westbrook’s document of 42 triple-doubles set within the 2016-17 season, although the Kings star can nonetheless max out at 36 triple-doubles, which might be the fourth-most all-time.

Whereas Sabonis is on a course towards historical past, the Kings wish to lock of their place for the playoffs down the stretch. With the win Monday, Sacramento (42-29) is tied with the Dallas Mavericks for the No. 6 spot within the Western Convention standings and a half-game above the Phoenix Suns for eighth within the standings.

Seven of the Kings’ remaining 11 video games are at dwelling, nonetheless, they’ll face eight opponents with a .500 or higher document and have two key video games on the second of a back-to-back stretch. 

If the Kings are to make back-to-back playoff appearances, they’ll want extra massive nights from Sabonis.

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