Allen Iverson Scores 40 in Five Straight

On this date in 1997 Allen Iverson set an NBA rookie record as he scored 40 points in his fifth consecutive game.Who’s record did he break? Wilt Chamberlain’s record, set in the 1959-60 season with the Philadelphia Warriors.

  • April 7th – 44 Points, 8 Assists, 1 Rebound
  • April 9th – 40 Points, 9 Assists, 8 Rebounds
  • April 11th – 44 Points, 9 Assists, 3 Rebounds
  • April 12th – 50 Points, 6 Assists, 5 Rebounds
  • April 14th – 40 Points, 5 Assists, 6 Rebounds

Here is some video of the first four games of Iverson’s record breaking streak.



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