Wuerzburg's King fires up new three-point record

Dec 05, 2012 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Wuerzburg's King fires up new three-point record
Alex King - s.Oliver Baskets - EC12 (Photo s.Oliver Baskets Wuerzburg)s.Oliver Baskets Wuerzburg forward Alex King shot his name into the Eurocup record book on Wednesday with the most accurate three-point shooting effort in competition history. King was 7 of 7 from downtown to become the first player with as many triples in a game without a single miss. The previous record was shared by five players, who went 6 for 6 in one game. King took all his shots from behind the arc en route to 21 points as Wuerzburg kept its Last 16 hopes alive with a 71-82 road win at Azovmash Mariupol. King hit 3 threes in the first three minutes of the game as his team stormed out to a 1-9 start. He picked up the record with his team’s final basket with 26 seconds left in the fourth quarter. The previous mark was shared by Janis Blums, who was the first player to go 6 for 6, Henry Domercant, Tutku Acik, Martin Colussi and Jobey Thomas.