The Step Back
Welcome to the home of #thestepback series, written by Sean Guest.
On this day in 2016, Klay Thompson caught fire – Sean Guest looks back at the three-point barrage
Sean Guest looks back to this day in 2017 when Devin Booker became the youngest ever player to drop 70 points in a game against the Celtics.
On this day in 1962, Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a single game, a record that still stands today.
On this day in 1990, Scott Skiles set an NBA single-game record for assists with a whopping 30. Sean Guest looks back on a mark that still stands to this day.
Ahead of this year’s festive showcase, Sean Guest looks back at some of the most memorable Christmas Day games
Sean Guest looks at the Chris Paul-Lakers trade that would have shaken the NBA to the core, and did in a different way after not going through
On this day in 2005, Andrew Bynum became the youngest player ever to appear in a regular season game, making his debut for a rebuilding Los Angeles Lakers team that would go on to become an NBA powerhouse.
On this day in 1976, the Philadelphia 76ers bought Julius ‘Dr J’ Erving for $3 million, transforming the franchise into a contender overnight.
On this day in 2007, the Boston Celtics renewed their relevance as a force in the NBA by trading for Kevin Garnett in what turned out to be a franchise-changing moment.