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Sunday, February 28, 2016

World Top 15 Record Holders for the Most Three-Point Shots in a Single Professional Game

Filipino Triggerman Allan Caidic
As a kid growing up in the basketball-crazed Philippines, you heard and read stories of Filipino basketball players carving their names in the annals of the game. One of my favourite players of all time was Filipino basketball legend Allan Caidic. He was known for his three-point shots and for breaking the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) all-time record for the most triples in a single game three times in his career.

Anyway, I always wondered if he holds the world record for the most triples in a game in professional basketball and took me years to look for reliable sources and references.

Do not be surprise if National Basketball Association (NBA) players are not on the list. NBA is about Jordan Wannabeism! They prefer gravity-defying Jordan wannabes over long-range shooters such as Steve Nash, Stephen Curry, and J.J. Redick. The NBA’s all-time record for the most three-point shots in a single game (12 triples shared by Kobe Bryant, Donyell Marshall, and Stephen Curry) will not even feature in the Top 20 simply because a lot of professional players around the world scored 13 or more triples in a single game. Heck, 54 years old, 10 years retired Allan Caidic was able to beat that [NBA] record by scoring 14 triples in August 2010.

[Note: The list will only include records made by basketball players in a professional basketball league. I don't care if you know someone who scored 25 or 30 three points shots in game. If the player did it in college or high school then its not meant to be on this list.]

This list also featured in the Interbasket.Net (news website)

(Updated as of 30 May 2016)

Here is World Top 15 Record Holders for the Most Three-Point Field Goals Made in a Single Professional Game:
  1. Mohammad El-Akkari: scored 32 three-point field goals in a single game for Al Mouttahed Tripoli in a 173-141 victory over  Bejjeh SC in the Lebanese Division A League on April 3, 2012 (113 points: 40/69 FG, 32/59 triples, 1/1 FT)
  2. Zdenko Babic: scored 28 three-point field goals in a single game for the KK Zadar (Croatia) in a 192-116 victory over the Apoelo of Cyprus in the Korac Cup (European Cup) on October 6, 1985 (144 points: 44 FG, 28 triples, 26 FT)
  3. Josip Mihaljevic: scored 28 three-point field goals in a single game for the KK Troglav Livno in a 144-68 victory over the KK Vitez in Professional League of Bosnia-Herzegovina (Croatian Division- Liga Herceg-Bosne) on November 21, 1998 (105 points: 32/40 FG, 28/36 triples, 13/13 FT) [Claimed to be a hoax!]
  4. Allan Caidic: scored 17 three-point field goals in a single game for the Presto Tivoli in a 162-149 victory over the Ginebra San Miguel in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Third Conference on November 21, 1991 (79 points: 29/39 FG, 17/27 triples, 4/4 FT)
  5. Chris Lofton: scored 17 three-point field goals in a single game for the Mersin BSB in a 116-70 victory over the Casa TED Kolejiler in the Turkish Basketball League on April 25, 2009 (61 points: 21/28 FG, 17/22 triples, 2/2 FT)
  6. Franco Harris: scored 17 three-point field goals in a single game for the Halcones UV Xalapa in a 116-77 victory over the Lechugueros in Mexico’s Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional (LNBP) on February 15, 2014 (55 points: 18/29 FG, 17/28 triples, 2/3 FT)
  7. Marcelinho Machado: scored 16 three-point field goals in a single game for the Flamengo in a 101-80 victory over the São José in the Novo Basquete Brasil (NBB) on March 7, 2010 (63 points: 16/21 triples)
  8. Ricardo Melendez: scored 16 three-point field goals in a single game for the Panteras de Aguascalientes in a 126-94 victory over the Gansos Salvajes de La Uic in Mexico’s Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional (LNBP) on January 5, 2013 (54 points: 18/26 FG, 16/24 triples, 1/1 FT)
  9. Allan Caidic: scored 15 three-point field goals in a single game  for the Presto Tivoli in a 175-159 OT victory over the Alaska Milkmen in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Reinforced Conference on November 2, 1989 (68 points: 24/36 FG, 15/27 triples, 5/5 FT)
  10. Daryl "Majic" Dorsey: scored 15 three-point field goals in a single game for the Mayas de Yucatan in a 89-83 victory over the Santos Reales in Mexico’s Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional (LNBP) on September 9, 2006 (47 points: 15 triples)
  11. Fred Vinson: scored 15 three-point field goals in a single game for the Santa Barbara Breakers in a 133-117 victory over the Vancouver Volcanoes in the International Basketball League (Western Canada and Western USA) on June 22, 2007 (46 points: 15 triples)
  12. Leon Rodgers: scored 15 three-point field goals in a single game for the Jilin Northeast Tigers in a 124-110 victory over the Shanxi Zhongyu in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) on March 11, 2009 (66 points: 24/43 FG, 15/26 triples)
  13. Leonardo Gutierrez: scored 15 three-point field goals in a single game for the Peñarol de Mar del Plata in a 120-76 victory over the Boca Juniors in Argentina’s Liga Nacional de Básquetbol (LNB) on December 3, 2010 (48 points: 15/20 triples, 3/5 FT)
  14. Jose Slaughter: scored 14 three-point field goals in a single game for the Hill Brothers Coffee Kings in a 129-115 Great Taste Coffee Makers in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Reinforced Conference on October 18, 1987 (79 points: 14/33 triples)
  15. Fred Vinson: scored 14 three-point field goals in a single game for the Santa Barbara Breakers in a 161-149 OT victory over the Eugene Chargers in the International Basketball League (Western Canada and Western USA) on June 2, 2007 (56 points: 18/27 FG, 14/21 triples, 6/6 FT)
  16. Ricardo Melendez: scored 14 three-point field goals in a single game for the Pioneros de Quintana Roo-Cancun in a 112-84 victory over the Cosmos de Tijuana in Mexico’s Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional (LNBP) on November 12, 2009 (54 points: 17/24 FG, 14/19 triples, 6/7 FT) 
  17. JR Smith: scored 14 three-point field goals in a single game for the Zhejiang Wanma Cyclones in a 122-110 victory over the Qingdao Double Star in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) on February 1, 2012 (60 points: 21/32 FG, 14/18 triples, 4/5 FT)
  18. Terrell Stoglin: scored 14 three-point field goals in a single game for Club Sagesse in a 130-138 double-overtime loss to Champville in the Lebanese Division A League on January 30, 2015 (74 points: 21/38 FG, 14/24 triples, 18/22 FT)
 
Leonardo Gutierrez scored 15 three point shots in a game last December 3, 2010


The following players will be added to the list as soon as I find a reliable source that will confirm the Croatian A2 League and Iceland's D1 League as Professional Basketball Leagues:
  • Matej Kuna: scored 20 three-point field goals in a single game for the BC Belisce in a 159-77 victory over the Pozega in the Croatian A2 League East on February 11, 2006 (111 points: 20-26 triples)
  • Lewis Young: scored 18 three-point field goals in a single game for the Forth Steel in a 154-77 victory over the Stirling Birds and Bees in Scottish National League First Division on March 2, 1985 (108 points: 18 triples)
  • Frank Booker: scored 15 three-point field goals in a single game for the ÍR in an 88-93 loss to Snæfell in the Iceland’s D1 League on January 17, 1991 (60 points: 18/39 FG, 15/29 triples, 9/11 FT)
  • Antti Kanervo: scored 14 three-point field goals in a single game for the BC Jyväskylä in a 145-80 victory over the Visa-Basket in Finland’s Korisliiga First Division on March 16, 2008 (64 points: 23/33 FG, 14/18 triples, 4/5 FT)

Here are the National Basketball Association (NBA) Record Holders for the Most Three-Point Field Goals Made in a Single Game:
    1. Stephen Curry: scored 13 three-point field goals in a single game for the Golden State Warriors in a 116-106 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on November 7, 2016 (46 points: 16/26 FG, 13/17 triples, 1/2 FT) [NBA Regular Season Record]
    2. Kobe Bryant: scored 12 three-point field goals in a single game for the Los Angeles Lakers in a 119-98 victory over the Seattle Supersonics on January 7, 2003 (45 points: 16/28 FG, 12/18 triples, 1/1 FT)
    3. Donyell Marshall: scored 12 three-point field goals in a single game for the Toronto Raptors in a 128-110 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on March 13, 2005 (38 points: 13/22 FG, 12/19 triples)
    4. Stephen Curry: scored 12 three-point field goals in a single game for the Golden State Warriors in a 121-118 overtime victory over the Oklahoma City Thunders on February 27, 2016 (46 points: 14/24 FG, 12/16 triples, 6/8 FT)
    5. Dennis Scott: scored 11 three-point field goals in a single game for the Orlando Magic in a 119-104 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on April 18, 1996 (35 points: 12/20 FG, 11/17 triples)
    6. JR Smith: scored 11 three-point field goals in a single game for the Denver Nuggets in a 118-98 victory over the Sacramento Kingson April 13, 2009 (45 points: 13/22 FG, 11/18 triples, 8/8 FT
    7. Stephen Curry: scored 11 three-point field goals in a single game for the Golden State Warriors in a 105-109 loss to the New York Knicks on February 27, 2013 (54 points: 18/28 FG, 11/13 triples, 7/7 FT)
    8. Deron Williams: scored 11 three-point field goals in a single game for the Brooklyn Nets in a 95-78 victory over the Washington Wizards on March 8, 2013 (42 points: 15/24 FG, 11/16 triples, 1/1 FT)
    9. Klay Thompson: scored 11 three-point field goals in a single game for the Golden State Warriors in a 126-101 victory over the Sacramento Kings on January 23, 2015 (52 points: 16/25 FG, 11/15 triples, 9/10 FT)
    10. Kyrie Irving: scored 11 three-point field goals in a single game for the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 99-94 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on January 28, 2015 (55 points: 17/36 FG, 11/19 triples, 10/10 FT)
    11. Stephen Curry: scored 11 three-point field goals in a single game for the Golden State Warriors in a 134-121 victory over the Washington Wizards on February 3, 2016 (51 points: 19/28 FG, 11/16 triples, 2/3 FT)
    12. Klay Thompson: scored 11 three-point field goals in a single game for the Golden State Warriors in a 108-101 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunders on May 28, 2016 (41 points: 14/30 FG, 11/18 triples, 2/2 FT) [NBA Play-off Record]

    Monday, February 22, 2016

    Character Assassination of Manny Pacquiao

    Last week, Manny Pacquiao sparked debates on-line between his supporters and the PC brigade (a combination of the LGBT community, Atheist militants, and hypocritical liberals). In an interview, the eight-time world boxing champion was asked about his opinion on same sex marriage and he said:
    “It’s common sense, will you see any animals where male is to male and female is to female? The animals are better. They know how to distinguish male from female. If we approve male on male, female on female then man is worse than animals.”
    That statement causes outrage around the world especially with the last part, "worse than animals." He didn't specifically said, "gay people" are worse than animals. . . he said, H-U-M-A-N-S are worse than animals. (It's kinda true, we humans are slowly destroying the planet environmentally, economically, socially, and politically.)

    Gay personalities and bandwagoning local B-list celebrities quickly condemned the boxing legend. Even basketball legend Magic Johnson himself joined the fray. The biggest one was of course, when he was basically disown by his promoter, Bob Arum, who after making a lot of money off his name, lauded Nike for dropping him off as one of their endorsers. Speaking of Nike, an attention-seeking idiot started an internet petition to drop Manny Pacquiao and though, the local media lauded him, I don't think it would be wise for him to go home to the Philippines soon especially when some of Pacquiao’s supporters are uneducated and the only way for them to deal with people that they don't understand is violence.

    Anyway, it was recently revealed that his words were intentionally taken out of context by a manipulating media and has been spread around the world.

    Here is the full interview:



    The media, in this case TV5, intentionally excluded the last part of his interview to advance their own agenda:
    “But I am not condemning…. I am not condemning them, just the marriage, committing sin against God”
    What TV5 did was a classic example of character assassination or media demonization/dehumanization. They manipulate public opinion in order to advance their own agenda and in most cases, especially in the West, at the request of powerful figures from the government and/or the rich elites. In the United States, the mass media demonized Saddam Hussein and his "Weapons of Mass Destruction" swaying public opinion and support eventually leading to the invasion of Iraq. More recently, Vladimir Putin and his Russia were being portrayed as the villains whenever the West fucked up something in Eastern Europe or the Middle East, and of course, just about any public figure who are not liberal in America, gets the same treatment by the liberal mass media. In Pacquiao’s case, on the other hand, is the chance for a third-rate media outlet to not only attract click-baits, comments, and likes from the social media but also to promote their liberal agenda to a family-centered Filipino culture.

    TV5 just like most of the Philippine mainstream news media (from ABS-CBN to GMA), is copy-and-paste and yellow journalism rolled into one. Exaggerations of news events, manipulating public opinions, promoting propaganda, scandalmongering, gossips and sensationalism, poor research, and biased polls/surveys.

    Speaking of yellow journalism, I’m not talking about those yellowtard army and their Aquino cult, though they are just as much the same. Yellow journalism is a type of journalism that presents little or no legitimate well-researched news and instead uses eye-catching headlines to sell more newspapers. Techniques may include exaggerations of news events, scandal-mongering, or sensationalism.

    Manny Pacquiao should sue TV5 . . .  simple as that.

    Anyway, in the end, Pacquiao stood up for his faith and whether he’s going to win a senatorial seat or not, he has done more for the country than most of his critics. The rest of the world can fuck themselves and as for those Filipino wannabe geniuses who was quick to judge Pacquiao, you’re just a bunch of idiot liberals who ask for tolerance but couldn’t tolerate other people’s opinion. Hypocrite! Double Standard Hypocrisy! Banana Republic! It’s More Fun in the Philippines!

    Freedom of Speech is one of the most fundamentals of human rights but that doesn’t mean freedom of speech only apply to the people you agree with . . .  And this goes to every reader out there . . .  Christians, Muslims, Atheists, Conservatives, Libertarians, Liberals, Socialists, Heterosexuals, Homosexuals, Whites, Blacks, Hispanics, Asians, Carnivores, Vegans, Rich, Poor, Youngsters and Oldies.

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