Wemby (40-20) defeats Brunson's 61 ('So much excellence,' Spurs)

San Antonio— Victor Wembanyama flung the basketball into the seats after the San Antonio Spurs defeated the New York Knicks, 130-126, in overtime Friday night.

Due to its value as memorabilia from an instant classic game, a Knicks bench ball boy ran to collect it from the fan.

Wembanyama scored a career-high 40 points and grabbed 20 rebounds in a matchup with Knicks guard Jalen Brunson, who scored 61 points, second only to Carmelo Anthony's 62 against th

"I've never seen such greatness before this season...I've seen so much talent and want to be a part of it "Wembanyama said against Brunson, the eighth player this season to score 6

I always wanted to, but I'm seeing I can compete with them.

I'm far from them but on the correct track.

Only twice in NBA history has one player recorded a 40-point, 20-rebound game and another a 60-point game, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

The other was 1961, when Elgin Baylor scored 63 and Wilt Chamberlain had 78 and 43 rebounds.

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