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Kyrie Irving becomes The 9th NBA Player To Achieve “50-40-90” Shooting Standard

Highlights:

  • Nets’ star guard becomes 9th NBA player to achieve the rare “50-40-90” shooting standard
  • Kyrie Irving reached this feat from 54 games this season
  • Irving has been one of the best scorers this season

The 29year old Brooklyn Nets’ star guard, Kyrie Irving, has long been among the most electric scorers of the NBA and has now logged a season among their most efficient.

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On Sunday night, Irving achieved the rare “50-40-90” season with shooting percentages of 50.6% on Field Goals (FG) overall, 40.2% on 3-Pointers (3P) and 92.2% from the Free Throw (FT) line. By doing so, he is now the only 9th player to do so, joining teammate Kevin Durant (51.0-41.6-90.5 in 2012-13 for OKC) as the fifth to manage it while averaging at least 25.0 ppg (points per game).

The other 7 who have managed to attain this feat are:

  • Dirk Nowitzki
  • Larry Bird (2x)
  • Malcolm Brogdon
  • Mark Price
  • Reggie Miller
  • Stephen Curry
  • Steve Nash (4x)

This is Irving’s second season with the Brooklyn Nets and only first playing alongside the greats like Kevin Durant and James Harden who was acquired in the January trade with the Rockets.

The Nets managed to finish the year as the East’s #2 seed and will now take on the winner of the Eastern Conference’s 7-8 matchup in this week’s State Farm NBA Play-In Tournament.

Players To Shoot 50-40-90 and Average 25.0 ppg
PLAYERTEAMSEASONFG%3P%FT%PPG
Kyrie IrvingBKN2020-2150.640.292.226.9
Stephen CurryGSW2015-1650.445.490.830.1
Kevin DurantOKC2013-135141.690.528.1
Larry BirdBOS1987-8852.741.491.629.9
Larry BirdBOS1986-8752.5409128.1

Teams:

  • BKN: Brooklyn Nets
  • GSW: Golden State Warriors
  • OKC: Oklahoma City Thunder
  • BOS: Boston Celtics
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