Dan Woike asked NBA players to tell us about the best game in their basketball career. This week: Malcolm Brogdon.

March 29, 2017: Milwaukee Bucks 103, Boston Celtics 100

16 points, 6-12 FGs, 9 assists, 4 rebounds

Sometimes a best game can be special for a moment, maybe even a small, seemingly insignificant moment. For Malcolm Brogdon, his best game came at the very end of his rookie-of-the-year campaign, a night when the Bucks knocked the Celtics out of first place thanks to six late-game points, including the least sexy way to score in the NBA — via mid-range jumper. Since that game, Brogdon has evolved into being a top player for the Indiana Pacers, who desperately need him to return from a back injury that has bothered him for the last few weeks.


“Man, there was a game my rookie year. I think we played in Boston. I came down, played point guard, got the start at that position. It was a big game and we ended up winning. I made some huge plays at the end, made some huge shots, made a big shot against Avery Bradley in the mid-range. That’s sort of a play that sticks in my mind, for sure, in the NBA. That’s a great team, a great organization, being at Boston — a great crowd, a great atmosphere. It was a great game to win. (As a rookie) that was huge. [Coach] Jason Kidd actually gave me a lot of opportunity. That was huge for my career. It really propelled me.”


We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.


Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?