From Wilt to Moses Malone: Nick Wright reveals why Dwight Howard’s 30/30 game was so historic

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In his conversation with Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe, Nick Wright reacts to Dwight Howard's 32-point, 30-rebound game in the Charlotte Hornets' win over the Brooklyn Nets, comparing Dwight's epic achievement to those of the greats who have also tallied such notable stats: Wilt Chamberlain, Moses Malone and Kevin Love (as a Timberwolf).

- A 30-30 game, you mentioned it, we've only seen two since Moses Malone. Kevin Love did it eight years ago as a Timberwolfe, Dwight, last night. Now, one note before we get to Dwight. Just a reminder of what Wilt Chamberlain was as a basketball player. There have been 156 30-30 games in NBA history. Wilt is in first place with 124 of them.

- Amazing.

- Walt Bellamy is in second with four of them. So the whole NBA history combined has 32, compared to Wilt's 124. I'm glad Dwight did this because it's a good opportunity to remind people of the player Dwight Howard has been, which is a no-doubt first ballot Hall of Famer, a three-time defensive player of the year, an eight time all-NBA player, a four time top-five MVP guy, who for some reason was compared-- the expectation was oh, he should go be Shaq.

Shaq's four inches taller than Dwight Howard. Like there are very few similarities between Shaq and Dwight. And if people want to say Dwight didn't quite live up to what his full potential was, I mean, sure, I suppose. But living up to whatever he lived up to got him to be the best center in this league for nearly a decade, and one of the most dominant defensive players we've seen in the last 15 years. So I'm glad he had-- he's having a nice season in Charlotte. Nobody could have seen a 30-30 game coming, but I'm happy for Dwight.