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Nik Stauskas stays hot, scores 100 combined points in 24 hours

It might be time to dust off the cheque book and cut Nik Stauskas a new NBA deal. The Canadian shooting guard has scored 100 combined points in less than 24 hours.

Canadian guard nik stauskas takes a jump shot scores 43 points against the lakeland magic in g league basketball action
Canadian guard nik stauskas takes a jump shot scores 43 points against the lakeland magic in g league basketball action

On the same day that Wilt Chamberlain’s point total reached the century mark, Canadian Nik Stauskas followed-up his career-high 57 points with a 43-point outburst to score 100 combined points in a twenty-four-hour span.

The Grand Rapid Gold defeated the Lakeland Magic 124-119 to win their fourth consecutive game. Stauskas once again shot the lights out, swishing 16-of-21 (76.2%) shot attempts and 9-of-13 triples (69.2%) in 40 minutes of court time.

Stauskas becomes the second player in G League history to score 100 points in two games, and is the first to do it on back-to-back nights.

In two games, Stauskas has knocked down 36-of-50 (72%) shots, 20-of-28 (71%) three pointers and 7-of-8 free-throws in 83 minutes, translating to 1.2 points per minute.

In six seasons short NBA seasons, Stauskas has accumulated career-earnings of $14.6 million dollars and has nailed 398 career-three pointers, good for sixth all-time amongst Canadian NBA players.

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The sharpshooter will look to continue is exceptional shooting display when the same two teams meet-up once again on Sunday, March, 6th at 3:00 PM

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