Jamal Murray Career High 48 Points Full Highlights (11/5/2018)

Monte Morris nudged Jamal Murray, grinning. “Yo, Jamal, those chicks over there are totally checking you out. I think they know you just scored 48, man. And they look like the kind of chicks who would double up on a dude like you.” Murray rearranged himself in his newly-constructed fort. “Nah man, I think they’re…

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Derrick Rose Career High 50 Points Full Highlights (10/31/2018)

Derrick Rose opened his eyes and was initially surprised at where he found himself. Then, as his eyes became adjusted to the scene in front of him, the feeling of surprise dwindled and was replaced by…what? Anticipation? Expectation? A lush garden path, overflowing with flowers of all varieties, stretched forward from the bench he was…

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Donovan Mitchell Career High 41 Points Full Highlights (12/1/2017)

I was trying to think of the last rookie to score 40 in a game, and I was thinking really hard, and the best I could come up with was when Brandon Jennings had 55. That was a long, long time ago, all the way back in 2009. And I was wrong. Stephen Curry and…

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Nikola Jokic Career High 41 Points Full Highlights (11/7/2017)

Nikola Jokic grimaced as his hold on the sheer rock face loosened. He had been climbing for what seemed like hours now and the day, which had started out so sunny and serene, had taken a turn. He had thought he felt the first few tentative drops of rain start to fall a few minutes…

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Khris Middleton Career High 43 Points Full Highlights (11/1/2017)

It’s not fair. Khris “Khash Money Deuces” Middleton has been not very good most of the season, but puts up an insane 43 points. Meanwhile, Giannis Antetokounmpo, who has been very good most of the season, gets in foul trouble and contributes far below his norm. Also Malik Monk went off which DownToBuck is NOT…

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Nikola Vucevic Career High 41 Points/6 Threes Full Highlights (10/20/2017)

Way back in January of 2015, I wrote these words: “So I am officially done making Vooch highlights until he scores forty. Did I say forty? I meant fifty. No more Vooch videos until he scores fifty.” The cryptic word “Vooch” that I used represents Nikola Vucevic, if you were wondering. Now, some context. At…

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Nikola Jokic Career High 40 Points Full Highlights (2/10/2017)

Nikola Jokic walked back to the visitor’s locker room with his teammates. All his teammates except one: in the waning minutes of the fourth quarter, Jusuf Nurkic had claimed he felt ill and had run down the tunnel. Nikola privately questioned whether illness was really the cause of Jusuf’s early departure, but kept his thoughts…

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Lou Williams 40 Points Full Highlights (12/3/2016)

When I saw that Lou Williams had 28 in the first half against the Grizzlies, well, you know what I was thinking. You know what record I thought was going to have its owner stricken from the Guinness World Record book and have Williams’ name placed beside it instead. No, not Wilt’s 100. That would…

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Kobe Bryant 60 Points/1 Retirement/1 Final Game Full Highlights (4/13/2016)

The final buzzer sounded. Kobe looked out towards the roaring fans, feeling gratitude towards them even as an unfamiliar feeling of emptiness started to grow in his chest. He felt as if his identity as a basketball player had been stripped away. Looked at in that context, the relentless cheering could be interpreted as mocking….

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