Has there ever been an NBA game in which one team did not score a single three-pointer?


Is there a stat for number of missed “open look” shots in an NBA basketball game?

Not for a specific game that I was able to find, but NBA.com appears to have this statistic over a period of time.

From NBA.com/Stats -> Player Stats -> Player Tracking Shots, you'll find yourself on the "League Player Tracking Shots" page.

From here, under "Closest Defender" or "Closest Defender (+10 FT)," you can choose to filter statistics based on your definition of "open look" (which I'm assuming would fall under "Open" or "Wide Open"). From here, FGA minus FGM will give you "missed 'open look' shots" per game.

For example, Stephen Curry missed 4 "Open" shots per game during the 2015-2016 NBA...

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Cleveland Cavaliers (57-26) Golden State Warriors (74-9) Start of 1st Quarter (12:00) Jump Ball Bogut vs Thompson (Curry gains possession) 11:38 Green 3pt Shot: Missed James Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 11:37 Love 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Irving (1 AST) 11:23
[CLE 3-0] 10:57
[GSW 2-3] Bogut Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Green (1 AST) Irving 3pt Shot: Missed 10:43 10:42 K Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 10:34 K Thompson 3pt Shot: Missed James Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 10:33 Smith Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 10:28 10:14
[GSW 4-3] Barnes Cutting Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Bogut (1 AST) Thompson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (K Mauer) ...
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Cleveland Cavaliers (58-25) Golden State Warriors (73-10) Start of 1st Quarter (12:00) Jump Ball Ezeli vs Thompson (James gains possession) Smith Floating Jump shot: Missed 11:39 11:36 Curry Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 11:18 Ezeli Turnaround Hook Shot: Missed James Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 11:17 Thompson Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Irving (1 AST) 11:05
[CLE 2-0] 10:44 Ezeli Dunk Shot: Missed Block: Thompson (1 BLK) James Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 10:43 James Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Smith (1 AST) 10:37
[CLE 4-0] 10:24 Curry 3pt Shot: Missed 10:24 K Thompson Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 10:13
[GSW 2-4] Green Driving Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist:...
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The 2015–16 NBA season was the 70th season of the National Basketball Association. The regular season began on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls, with their game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The 2016 NBA All-Star Game was played at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on February 14, 2016. The regular season ended on April 13, 2016. The playoffs started on April 16, 2016 and ended with the 2016 NBA Finals on June 19, 2016, with Cleveland winning their first NBA title after defeating the defending champion Golden State Warriors in seven games.


On June 18, 2015, Shawn Marion officially announced his retirement after playing 16 seasons, winning an NBA championship with the Dallas Mavericks in 2011.[1] On June 23, 2015, Andrei Kirilenko officially announced his retirement after playing 13 seasons in the NBA.[2] On July 2, 2015, Kenyon Martin officially announced his retirement after playing 15...
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Michael Jordan is one of the most prolific scorers in all of NBA history and is probably the best-known NBA player of all time — active or retired.

The media has highlighted many of Jordan’s career highs while playing in the NBA. Whether you are interested in MJ’s most points ever scored, most assists, or just his highest scoring achievements we have you covered. Many of today’s sports fans compare all of our super-stars against the greatness that Jordan achieved during his storied career. If you have any of his records that you think other fans would enjoy sharing, please include those in the comments section below.

Michael Jordan NBA Career Highs

Most Points Scored by Michael Jordan

From his spectacular rookie year to his championship years with the Bulls to his final years with the Wizards after coming out of retirement for a second time and now deep into retirement, MJ is the measure by which we take stock of all of our modern-day NBA...

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The fans love Kobe Bryant | Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

They’re the performances that take your breath away. You know the ones we’re talking about. The ones where the shooter can’t miss; the ones with the big man that can’t be stopped. These are the contests where an individual’s point total keeps climbing, forcing you to ask yourself one simple question: How many points is he going to finish with?

As we wait in anticipation for the start of what will hopefully be another exciting season of NBA basketball, this seems like as good a time as any to take a look back through the record books at some of the most remarkable individuals scoring performances of all time.

With that in mind, here’s a breakdown of the ten highest individual single-game scoring totals in NBA history. Oh, and more than half of them belong to the same man.

10. Wilt Chamberlain, 70 points (3/10/63)

Wilt Chamberlain has something to say | Brian Bahr/Allsport/Getty...

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Regular Season Series: GSW won 2-0

Haven't we been here before? Yes, we most certainly have! As it was looking like that the OKC Thunder would move on to the final round, the Golden State Warriors came from behind and stole the Western Conference title to make a date with a familiar opponent: the Cleveland Cavaliers. These two teams know each other pretty well as it will be an NBA Finals REMATCH from 2015! The Cavs have some unfinished business to take care of as they look to crush the Dubs' repeat dreams and snatch their first ever NBA title for the Land! But the Splash Brothers look to prevent that as they look to end their greatest season in franchise history, and one of the greatest in league history, with a second consecutive title!

Taking a look at the Warriors, they have had a somewhat easy, somewhat tough, and somewhat rough postseason thus far. It was easy for them in the first two rounds as they cruised past the Houston...

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This page features the complete list of players with 60-point games in the NBA, including the season and playoffs.

Here you have the list of players who scored at least 60 points in an NBA game. Only 2 from a total of 65 performances of 60 or more points took place in the playoffs. Michael Jordan owns the playoffs record with 63 points and Elgin Baylor the Finals record with 61.

Wilt Chamberlain was a scoring machine and he's at the top of the list with his legendary 100-point game. That number was thought to be completely out of reach for modern-era players until in 2005-06 Kobe Bryant scored 62 points in 3 quarters before sitting in the fourth and then, a month later, he climbed to the second place in this list by scoring 81 points..

While for most players on this list a 60-point game is a once in a lifetime achievement, Chamberlain appears here 32 times. The only other players with multiple appearances are Kobe Bryant (6 times), Michael Jordan (5 times)...

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It was just a couple of weeks ago that we were all admiring the Golden State Warriors' latest feat in a season full of them: keeping up their winning ways without the help of the NBA MVP. While Stephen Curry has returned, the winning has come to a sudden halt.

After spending Sunday and Tuesday night getting obliterated by the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Bay Area's most popular export since 99% Invisible is just one loss away from an early start to their summer. In their last six games, the Warriors went 3-3 with a point differential of -20. During their disastrous excursion to Oklahoma City, they were outscored by 52 points and out-rebounded by 30 boards.

The Warriors are on the brink of a very dark abyss, but they have some historical precedent to look to. There have been nine times in the history of the NBA Playoffs where a team was down 3-1 in a series and came back to win. Looking back at those examples, we can see if any patterns emerge that give the Warriors a...

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It's not like any of these people are really going to have to worry about this hypothetical problem, but if they were selected to the Hall of Fame, which jersey would represent them?

Only four players have managed to put on 12 different jerseys throughout their careers.

Chucky Brown, a 6'7" backup forward, played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Lakers, New Jersey Nets, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, San Antonio Spurs, Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings from 1989-2002.

Tony Massenburg managed to play for four different teams during the 1991-1992 season and ended his career after spending time with the San Antonio Spurs, Charlotte Hornets, Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Toronto Raptors, Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Nets, Vancouver Grizzlies, Houston Rockets, Utah Jazz and Sacramento Kings from 1990-2005.

Jim Jackson had a great start to...

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On March 3rd 2014, LeBron James set a career high with 61 points as the Miami Heat defeated the Charlotte Bobcats. LeBron made 22 of his 33 field goal attempts including 8 out of 10 from three point range and 9 out of 12 from the free throw line. In scoring 61 points, LeBron became the 22nd player to ever score 60 or more points in an NBA game. Ironically, earlier this season, Carmelo Anthony also joined the 60 point club when he scored, an NBA season high, 62 points against the same Charlotte Bobcats. Of those 22 players who’ve eclipsed 60 points, they have achieved this feat a total of 64 occasions in the NBA, which is insane because only four have done it multiple times.The list of players to have reached the 60 point milestone includes Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Allen Iverson, Karl Malone and Shaquille O’Neal. Surprisingly, the leading scorer in NBA history, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has never scored 60 points in the NBA.

This list shows the top ten highest single game...

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NBA 2K16 is really a hell of a game, but also a tough one to get a handle on- a lot of this has to do with the sheer mechanical depth of the game, and also the fact that it really has no good tutorials to help a newbie player get acclimatized to the game’s controls and mechanics. Well, we’re here to help. Just read this guide, and do what we tell you to, and you’ll be passing and dribbling and scoring through hoops in no time.

Tips and Tricks:

Offense is, of course, the most important part of the game- without a proper offense, you’re really not scoring any goals, and unless you score goals, you’re not winning any games.Here are some tips for you to keep in mind, to help you up your offense game. PlayVision lets you see how an offensive play will actually look on court, in the middle of a game. This is entirely essential to understanding how space works in basketball, and for a newcomer the fastest way to get used to the game. Make sure to turn it on! Go to Options,...

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Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant are unquestionably the top two shooting guards in NBA history. Some fans may choose to argue the No. 1 spot between those legends until they’re blue in the face…but “His Airness” and the “Black Mamba” represent the 1-2 punch topping the position’s all-time power rankings regardless.

So who, then, is the third-best shooting guard in league history?

That’s an inquiry even some of the game’s current best are asking (such as eight-time All-Star Dwight Howard):

After Mj and Kobe who's the third best SG. — Dwight Howard (@DwightHoward) August 31, 2015

• MORE NBA: Michael Jordan: Alone on the mountaintop

In order to first peg players as shooting guards to narrow down an answer, we referred to Basketball Reference. Whichever position a player was listed at most in the seasons he played determined his standing. So for those thinking Celtics great John Havlicek is in the conversation, he was listed more...

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This cheat table for NBA 2K16 Steam version will basically give you the option to change any value you would ever care about in the game. Game sliders, season settings, MyCareer stats, MyPlayer attributes, badges, and salary caps among many other things. Works in online game modes! Check the Cheat Engine table for more info.

Program Required:Cheat Engine


Latest version:

V5.1 compatible with January 27, 2016 update

Gameplay Settings

Sliders - Allows you to modify the sliders settings for User and CPU. Set the value to 1 to enable or 0 to turn it off Season Settings Game per season - You can set it to 14 games, 29 games, 58 games, or full 82 games (full season). Playoff format - You can change the amount of games needed to win the Quarterfinals, Semis, Conference Finals and NBA Finals. You can change it to single elimination, best-of-3 or best-of 5. The default is best-of-7. Sim quarter length - The amount of minutes per...
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The Top TenXW

1Michael JordanMichael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American retired professional basketball player.

This is a no brainer, most clutch player ever. Kobe is a huge douche but a great player, number 2 fits. Lebron has the ability and should be the goat but he is a head case sometimes. One through seven are pretty much about right though. Hakeem should be way higher. Steve Nash and Isiah Thomas are not on the list? Both better than Stockton or Iverson when it comes to little guys. Lastly Vince Carter? Great dunker, maybe best dunker, greatest PLAYER? Probably not even in top 100 ever.

Kobe great lebron great kareem great but how are people arguing mj is the best player ever and the best athlete ever, and I love all the guys on this list but mj is the best. And how many times has lebron won the finals with a game winning shot. Enough said

Easily the best player of all time. Six NBA...

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Nov. 19, 2015—The Golden State Warriors, reigning NBA champions, beat the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center in L.A., 124-117, running their record to 13-0. Down 23 in the first half, the Warriors outscore the Clippers 70-49 in the second, shooting a ridiculous 8-for-9 from behind the three-point line in the fourth quarter. Warriors guard and incumbent MVP Stephen Curry scores 40 points, while his All-Star backcourt-mate Klay Thompson pours in 25. The Warriors have been dominant so far this season, but this win, coming on the road against a high-quality team that had built a conventionally insurmountable lead, seems a harbinger of something special. The day after the game, in a post titled “So How Are You Supposed to Beat The Warriors?” Deadspin’s Kevin Draper writes, “73-9 seems untouchable, but then again, so do the Warriors.”

Seventy-three–and-nine is touchable. The Golden State Warriors are officially the greatest regular-season basketball team in NBA history,...

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By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time. Although, a summary of his basketball career and influence on the game inevitably fails to do it justice, as a phenomenal athlete with a unique combination of fundamental soundness, grace, speed, power, artistry, improvisational ability and an unquenchable competitive desire, Jordan single-handedly redefined the NBA superstar.

Even contemporaneous superstars recognized the unparalleled position of Jordan. Magic Johnson said, "There's Michael Jordan and then there is the rest of us." Larry Bird, following a playoff game where Jordan dropped 63 points on the Boston Celtics in just his second season, appraisal of the young player was: "God disguised as Michael Jordan.

A brief listing of his top accomplishments would include the following: Rookie of the Year; Five-time NBA MVP; Six-time NBA champion; Six-time NBA Finals MVP; Ten-time All-NBA First Team; Nine time NBA All-Defensive First...

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Excerpted from DREAM TEAM by Jack McCallum. Copyright © 2012 by Jack McCallum. Published by arrangement with Ballantine Books, an imprint of The Random House Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc.

You have a tape?" Michael Jordan asks. "Of that game?"

"I do," I say.

"Man, everybody asks me about that game," he says. "It was the most fun I ever had on a basketball court."

It befits the enduring legend of the Dream Team, arguably the most dominant squad ever assembled in any sport, that we're referring not to a real game but to an intrasquad scrimmage in Monaco three days before the start of the 1992 Olympics. The Dreamers played 14 games that summer two decades gone, and their smallest victory margin was 32 points, over a fine Croatia team in the Olympic final. The common matrices of statistical comparison, you see, are simply not relevant in the case of the Dream Team, whose members could be evaluated only when they played each other. The...

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CLEVELAND — Fans did not leave after the final buzzer sounded in Game 6. LeBron James had just put together one of the greatest games of his career, the Warriors looked more mortal Thursday night than they'd looked all year, and almost the entire stadium stuck around to savor it. The euphoria eventually gave way to "CAVS IN 7" chants from the entire building, before the Jumbotron ran a scene from Major League: "I guess there's only one thing left to do. Win the whole f---ing thing."

I have no idea how we got here, and anyone who pretends this makes sense is lying. But enjoy it. The NBA Finals got weird the second Draymond Green was suspended, and ever since, this series has been better than anyone could've imagined.

This is how every season should end. These teams have made it clear that they don't like each other—questioning manhood, taking...

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Give the Houston Rockets some respect. Give them their place in history. Anyone who would deny that to the Rockets simply hadn't been paying attention.

"We had nonbelievers all along the way, and I have one thing to say to those nonbelievers: Don't ever underestimate the heart of a champion," declared coach Rudy Tomjanovich, the supreme Rocketman who had been with the franchise as a player, scout, assistant coach, and now head coach for a quarter of a century, all the way back to 1970-71, when the uniforms read "San Diego" across the front.

The 1993-94 Rockets had proved that they could win the war of the trenches and outgrind the New York Knicks, averaging 86 points per game in the NBA Finals en route to their first championship. The 1994-95 Rockets, faced with more athletic rivals playing a faster brand of ball, rose to the challenge and again did what they had to do to win, this time scoring 114 points per contest against the Orlando Magic.

That's an...

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You have a tape?" Michael Jordan asks. "Of that game?"

"I do," I say.

"Man, everybody asks me about that game," he says. "It was the most fun I ever had on a basketball court."

It befits the enduring legend of the Dream Team, arguably the most dominant squad ever assembled in any sport, that we're referring not to a real game but to an intrasquad scrimmage in Monaco three days before the start of the 1992 Olympics. The Dreamers played 14 games that summer two decades gone, and their smallest victory margin was 32 points, over a fine Croatia team in the Olympic final. The common matrices of statistical comparison, you see, are simply not relevant in the case of the Dream Team, whose members could be evaluated only when they played each other. The video of that scrimmage, therefore, is the holy grail of basketball.

A perfect storm hit Barcelona in the summer of the Dream Team. Its members were almost exclusively NBA veterans at or near the apex of...

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1937-49: It All Started in 1937
The original Philadelphia 76ers were neither in Philadelphia nor called the 76ers. But the team did begin in a northeastern city and did have a patriotic name, the Syracuse Nationals. The Nats had been in the NBA since the league's first year of existence and came to the City of Brotherly Love in 1963, just after the Warriors had abandoned Philadelphia for San Francisco. Thus began the Philadelphia 76ers, an organization that has featured one of the best NBA teams ever to swagger onto the court (68-13 in 1966-67) and one of the worst to be blown off it (9-73 in 1972-73).

Along the way such figures as Wilt Chamberlain, Julius Erving, Moses Malone, and Charles Barkley have registered some of their finest seasons in a Philadelphia uniform. Other notables, such as Hal Greer, Billy Cunningham and Maurice Cheeks, have earned their reputations with the team as well. Philadelphia, one of the country's great basketball cities, and its 76ers are...

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