This time of the season in mostly reserved for bench players to kick in. In the last games of the season, everything is already solved, in most cases. So we saw Mr. Ingram in the Lakers jersey the other day, but sometimes great players have to play. So on 12th of April four legends had an incredible performances. It feels like the 12th of April is a magical day.
April 12th, 1997
A rookie from Philadelphia scored his season high against the Cavs. Unfortunately, he couldn’t stop the defeat of his team
April 12th, 2007
This list wouldn’t be complete without the Mamba. In 2007 he scored 50 against the city rivals Clippers. But the Lakers were defeated in that game.
April 12th, 2009
The Flash demolished the Knicks in 2009 with a 55 point performance
April 12th, 2015
The current MVP Russel Westbrook had one of “his” games against the Pacers. 54 points but the Thunder lost that game.