Porter becomes youngest player to record 50-point, 10-assist game

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Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. became the youngest player in NBA history to record a 50-point, 10-assist game during Thursday's 143-136 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.

At just 20 years and 360 days old, Porter eclipsed LeBron James' previous record by more than two years, according to Basketball-Reference.

Youngest players to record a 50-point, 10-assist game

Player Age
Kevin Porter Jr. 20 years 360 days
LeBron James 23 years 66 days
Jerry West 23 years 241 days
Stephon Marbury 23 years 359 days
LeBron James 24 years 36 days

Porter finished with 50 points on 16-of-26 shooting, 11 assists, five rebounds, and a career-high nine 3-pointers in the victory.

"After I saw the third three go down, I knew it was going to be a special night," Porter said postgame, per ESPN. "It was all up to me. I just stayed aggressive, and it was a good night."

Porter, who was playing in his first game since being fined $50,000 for violating the league's health and safety protocols after attending a Miami club, joined James, Devin Booker, and Brandon Jennings as the only players to score 50 points before turning 21.

The Rockets snapped a five-game losing streak with the victory.

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