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Bojan Bogdanović’s remarkable Monday night



As an Ohio State walk-on from 2006 to 2010, Mark Titus coined and popularized the One Trillion Club.

In other words, a statline like this: 

  • 1 minute played, 0 points, 0 field goals, 0 field goals attempted, 0 free throws, 0 free throws attempted, 0 offensive rebounds, 0 defensive rebounds, 0 assists, 0 blocks, 0 turnovers, 0 fouls, 0 steals

The numbers spell out one trillion: 1,000,000,000,000

Last night, Utah’s Bojan Bogdanović (not Sacramento’s Bogdan Bogdanović) did something less creative and funny, but even more impressive. He stamped his entry into the 350,000 Club, in a win over the Pelicans:

  • 35 points, 0 rebounds, 0 assists, 0 blocks, 0 steals

As Slate’s Josh Levin figured out, only Allen Houston has scored more points (37) than Bogdanović while throwing up zeroes in those four categories.

And, because two doesn’t make a starting five, we shortened the criteria to the 3,000 Club (30-plus points with zero rebounds and zero assists) to make up an all-time starting five of such games (disclaimer: it’s a small-ball team):


PG: Allen Iverson, 32 points, 0 rebounds, 0 assists, 2/6/2002 SG: Allen Houston, 37 points, 0 rebounds, 0 assists, 12/2/2000 SF: Reggie Miller, 34 points, 0 rebounds, 0 assists, 4/25/1999 PF: George Gervin, 31 points, 0 rebounds, 0 assists, 3/6/1984 Small-ball C: Bojan Bogdanović, 35 points, 0 rebounds, 0 assists, yesterday

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