Trail Blazers’ Anfernee Simons dedicates 43-point game to recently deceased grandfather
The Hawks lost despite Trae Young scoring an NBA season-high 56-points last night.
In part because Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons scored a career-high 43 points.
Afterward, Simons revealed his grandfather died the day before from cancer and said he thought about his grandpa throughout the game:
The NBA season is long with too many low-meaning games. Especially this year, games have been devalued by teams scraping the bottom of the bin for replacement players with so many regulars sidelined due to coronavirus.
But there are still some special performances.