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This day in NY sports history: Dec. 6, 1947

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Saturday, Dec. 6, 1947

Knicks break 100-point mark behind Braun

The Knickerbockers scored 100 points in a game for the first time in franchise history, as they pounded the host Providence Steamrollers, 114-85, in a Basketball Association of America game. Knicks rookie Carl Braun was 18-for-35 from the floor for a then-BAA record 47 points, including 19 in the fourth quarter. Braun played for the Knicks from 1947-61, except for two years of Army service. He was an All-Star every season from 1953-57. He ended his Knicks career with 10,449 points, fifth all-time in franchise history.

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