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Top 5 Individual Single-Game Scoring Performances in Westchester Knicks History

By Joe Archino | April 26, 2017

John Jenkins Drops 40 Against the Long Island Nets

On March 14, 2017, John Jenkins introduced himself to the Long Island Nets in the biggest way possible. On that unforgettable day, Jenkins delivered a 40-point performance against the Nets. He converted 15 of his 30 field goals, an individual single-game high for the team this season. With 40 points, he managed to tie Doron Lamb for the Knicks’ all-time single-game point record. Jenkins appeared in 16 games for Westchester during the 2016-17 season, averaging 20.9 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 1.9 assists over 34.6 minutes per game.

Doron Lamb Scores 40 Against the Iowa Energy

The inaugural season of Westchester Knicks basketball was filled with momentous occasions. One of those historic moments belongs to Doron Lamb. On March 12, 2015, Lamb dropped 40 points in a home win against the Iowa Energy. In the victory, he nailed 12 of his 17 field goal attempts and made four of his five three-point shots. Lamb appeared in 14 games for the Knicks during the 2014-15 season, maintaining averages of 17.7 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 2.4 assists over 40.0 minutes.

Durrell Summers Puts up 39 Against the Delaware 87ers

In the second to last game of the 2014-15 season, Durrell Summers fought until the very end. On April 3, 2015, the Knicks fell in a total shootout against the Delaware 87ers as the teams combined for 299 total points. Summers was the game’s leading scorer with 39 points. He also finished with six rebounds, four assists, and managed to hit 17 of his 29 field goal attempts. His 17 field goals became Westchester’s all-time individual single-game record for that mark. Summers appeared in 19 games for the Knicks during its inaugural season, averaging 10.8 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 1.3 assists over 20.0 minutes.

Chasson Randle Goes off for 38 Points Against the Texas Legends

By December of the 2016-17 season, fans were used to seeing Chasson Randle excel on a nightly basis, but on December 16, 2016, Randle showed he still had another level of greatness to reach. In that extraordinary road win against the Texas Legends, Randle put up 38 points while shooting an incredible 9-of-11 from three-point range. His nine three’s became an all-time single-game individual record after that night. Randle appeared in 20 games with Westchester this season, averaging 20.9 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 3.7 assists over 32.4 minutes. On January 10, 2016, he became the fourth player in franchise history to receive a GATORADE NBA Call-Up. After signing a three-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, he was subsequently waived in a corresponding trade move. After his release, Randle signed with the New York Knicks. He would go on to play 18 games for New York, averaging 5.3 points, 1.6 rebounds, and 1.6 assists over 12.5 minutes.

Jimmer Fredette Powers His Way to 37 Over Grand Rapids

Talk about a strong start. On November 30, 2015, Jimmer Fredette made his Westchester Knicks debut against the Grand Rapids Drive. In the home victory, Fredette eased his way to 37 points, connecting on 12-of-17 from the field. He also managed to grab four rebounds and dish out eight assists. As the second pick in the 2015 NBA Development League Draft, Jimmer Fredette did everything in style. He would go on to record another 37-point performance on January 30, 2016. Fredette appeared in 40 games for Westchester during the 2015-16 season, owning an average of 21.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 5.0 assists over 35.8 minutes per game while helping propel the franchise to its first playoff berth.  Fredette received two NBA Call-Ups (New Orleans Pelicans and New York Knicks) and was named the NBA D-League All-Star Game MVP. At the season’s end, Fredette was named to the All-NBA D-League Second Team.

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