Sacramento forward Keegan Murray swished a 3-pointer during the third quarter of the Kings' Wednesday road game against the Portland Trail Blazers to set the NBA rookie record with 188 treys in a season.
Murray's 3-pointer with 6:44 left in the quarter allowed him to break the previous mark set by Donovan Mitchell in 2017-18 when he was a member of the Utah Jazz.
The trey was Murray's third of the game. Murray entered the contest tied for second in 3-pointers by a rookie, as Damian Lillard made 185 for the Trail Blazers in 2012-13.
Murray has the highest 3-point field-goal percentage (40.7 percent entering Wednesday) for a rookie who had at least 400 long-range attempts. Saddiq Bey is second on that list after hitting 38 percent for the Detroit Pistons in 2020-21.
Murray, the fourth overall draft pick last year out of Iowa, entered the night with averages of 11.9 points and 4.6 rebounds in 73 games (71 starts).
--Field Level Media