What was the most overtimes in an NBA game?

February 25, 2021 Off By idswater

What was the most overtimes in an NBA game?

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On this day 70 years ago, the longest NBA game ever was played. It took six overtimes and 78 minutes to separate the Indianapolis Olympians and Rochester Royals at Edgerton Arena in Rochester, New York, with the Olympians finally knocking off the home team, 75-73.

How many overtimes can a NBA game have?

As many as six overtime periods have been necessary to determine a winner in an NBA game. In exhibition games (non-competitive play), it is upon the discretion of the coaches and organizers if an overtime is to be played especially if it is a non-tournament game (a one-off event).

What was the most overtimes in NBA history?

Boston Celtics Syracuse Nationals 111-105 Playoffs 4 68 1974 Portland Trail Blazers Cleveland Cavaliers 131-129 4 68 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers Los Angeles Lakers

Which is the longest game in NBA history?

This list shows the longest games in NBA history, including games with more overtimes in the Regular Season and the Playoffs.

What was the first 5 overtime basketball game?

The late Hall-of-Famer, Dolph Schayes, helped lead his Syracuse Nationals to a win over the Anderson Packers 125-123. This was the first recorded five-overtime game in league history, and it is the earliest entry on our list.

When was the last time the NBA scored 60 points in a quarter?

Since 1954, no NBA team has ever scored 60 points in a single quarter of a game, but even when someone eventually does, it won’t necessarily guarantee a win. After all, in October 1972 the Buffalo Braves trailed the Boston Celtics 103-60 after three quarters, then erupted for an NBA record 58 points in the fourth quarter of that contest.

Boston Celtics Syracuse Nationals 111-105 Playoffs 4 68 1974 Portland Trail Blazers Cleveland Cavaliers 131-129 4 68 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers Los Angeles Lakers

This list shows the longest games in NBA history, including games with more overtimes in the Regular Season and the Playoffs.

The late Hall-of-Famer, Dolph Schayes, helped lead his Syracuse Nationals to a win over the Anderson Packers 125-123. This was the first recorded five-overtime game in league history, and it is the earliest entry on our list.

Since 1954, no NBA team has ever scored 60 points in a single quarter of a game, but even when someone eventually does, it won’t necessarily guarantee a win. After all, in October 1972 the Buffalo Braves trailed the Boston Celtics 103-60 after three quarters, then erupted for an NBA record 58 points in the fourth quarter of that contest.