Moritz Wagner made history in the Wizards win over the Timberwolves

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Moritz Wagner made history in the Wizards win over the Timberwolves
Moritz Wagner made history in the Wizards win over the Timberwolves

In the Wizards 137-116 win against the Timberwolves, reserve big man Moritz Wagner scored 30 points on 13-15 shooting from the floor and collected 15 rebounds in just 25 minutes of court time. If that sounds great, it's because it is. According to ESPN Stats & Info and the Elias Sports Bureau, since starters were recorded beginning in 1970, Wagner is the first player with 30 points and 15 rebounds while shooting 85% from the field off the bench. According to Basketball-Reference, Wagner is just the 37th player in NBA history to post 30 and 15 on 85% in a game, period. Wagner joins good company. Wilt Chamberlain accomplished the feat 12 times during his career. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar did it three

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