Season Recap: Bubu Palo

By Matt Dykstra | April 5, 2019

This season was one for the record books (literally) for Bubu Palo. After what was one of his best statistical seasons as a professional, Palo now sits atop two different categories in Skyforce franchise history, and has entered the top 10 all-time in four others. Palo’s season was highlighted by setting new career-highs in six different categories, and his five double-doubles were the most he’s ever had in a single season.

A full breakdown of Palo’s season is below.

Sioux Falls Franchise History Rankings:
1st all-time in free throws made (687).
1st all-time in free throws attempted (866).
5th all-time in games played (154).
6th all-time in career assists (557).
8th all-time in minutes played (4,335).
10th all-time in points scored (1,814).


Season Quick Hits:
Scored 10+ points on 23 occasions.
Scored 20+ points on eight occasions.
Scored 30+ points one time.
Recorded 10+ assists on five occasions.
Recorded 10+ rebounds one time.
Recorded five double-doubles.
Led the team in assists on 11 occasions.
Led the team in points scored on two occasions.
Team had a 23-17 record in Palo’s games played this season.
Palo’s 179 assists this season were the most in a single season in his career.
Palo’s 163 rebounds this season were the most in a single season in his career.
Before this season, Palo had never had more than one double-double in a season.


2018-19 Season Highs:
Points: 33, vs. Memphis Hustle 3/17/19
Rebounds: 11, at Delaware Blue Coats 1/25/19 *
Assists: 14, vs. Texas Legends 12/8/18 *
Steals: 3 (2x), vs. Austin Spurs 1/2/19
Blocks: 2, at Rio Grande Valley 3/9/19 *
FGM: 9 (2x), vs. Memphis Hustle 3/17/19
3FGM: 5, vs. Memphis Hustle 3/17/19 *
FTM: 16, vs. Salt Lake City Stars 3/15/19 *
Minutes: 45:33, vs. Memphis Hustle 3/17/19 *
* Also Career High