The Incredible Performance of Donte DiVincenzo: Setting a Record and Helping the Knicks on Their Way to the Playoffs

Donte DiVincenzo lights up Pistons, shatters Knicks record with 11 3-pointers

Donte DiVincenzo is a basketball player who has achieved success in March, winning two NCAA championships and a Final Four Most Outstanding Player award with Villanova. Recently, he made history with the New York Knicks by scoring 40 points in a game against the Detroit Pistons and hitting 11 3-pointers, breaking the Knicks’ all-time record for a single game.

This impressive performance took place at Madison Square Garden in front of a supportive crowd. Late in the game, DiVincenzo was tied with J.R. Smith and Evan Fournier for the most 3-pointers made in a game for the Knicks. However, with just over three minutes remaining, he made another 3-pointer to claim the record for himself. The crowd showed their appreciation with an ovation, and he was subbed out shortly after for a curtain call by head coach Tom Thibodeau.

The win improved the Knicks’ record to 43-28, while the Pistons fell to a league-worst 12-60. Despite his record-breaking performance, DiVincenzo’s impressive play added to Detroit’s struggles this season, including tying the league’s longest losing streak. He finished the game shooting 14 of 23 from the field, 11 of 20 from beyond the arc, and contributed in other areas of the game with five rebounds, two assists, and two steals.

With this successful performance on his resume, Donte DiVincenzo solidified his place in the Knicks’ record book and helped his team in their quest for a playoff spot in the competitive Eastern Conference.

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