Warriors’ Thompson scores NBA-record 37 points in quarter
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson has set an NBA record for the highest-scoring quarter in league history, getting 37 in the third against the Sacramento Kings.
The All-Star hopeful made all 13 of his shots, including nine from 3-point range, and both of his free throws in the quarter Friday night.
Thompson also set the league record for most 3s in a quarter.
Carmelo Anthony had 33 points in a quarter on Dec. 10, 2008, while with Denver. Joe Johnson made eight 3s in a quarter for Brooklyn in 2013.