NBA Game Notes (Feb. 15, 2023)
Here are the NBA game notes for games that were played on February 15, 2023.
Mikal Bridges scored a career-high 45 points as the Brooklyn Nets pulled away from the Miami Heat in the fourth quarter of a 116-105 win. Bridges is the fourth Net to score at least 45 points in a game this season:
Kevin Durant (Nov. 28, 2022)
Kyrie Irving (Jan. 20, 2023)
Cam Thomas (Feb. 6, 2023)
Mikal Bridges (Feb. 15, 2023)
No other team in NBA history has produced four 45-point scorers in a single season.
Bridges scored 17 of his points in the fourth quarter, including the first 15 points of an 18-7 Nets run that turned a one-point lead into a 12-point margin.
Bridges shot 17-24 from the field — including 4-6 from 3-point range — and made all seven of his free throws. He also contributed eight rebounds, five assists, two steals, and two blocks.
Bam Adebayo recorded team-high figures of 24 points, 13 rebounds, six assists (tied), and two blocks for the Heat. Adebayo is averaging a career-best 21.6 PPG and 10.0 RPG this season, shooting 54.4% from the field and 80.5% from the free throw line.
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