The No. 1 rated NBA Developmental League player on their “Prospect Watch” list, former Baylor standout Pierre Jackson set a D-League record on Tuesday when he poured in 58 points in a single regulation game.The single-game scoring record helped his Idaho Stampede to a 136-122 win over the Texas Legends in Boise.
In route to his record-setting night, Jackson scored 27 fourth-quarter points, including a stretch where he scored 12 points in under two minutes:
For the game, Jackson was 24-for-33 from the field and 7-of-13 from behind the three-point line. It was his seventh game this season with at least 40 points, and he’s leading the D-League in scoring at 30.2 PPG.
Morris Almond held the previous type scoring mark when he scored 53 points in 2008, and Will Conroy matched that 53-point total in 2009.
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