Klay Thompson makes history in three quarters

Sport360 staff 20:32 07/12/2016
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Klay Thompson is only the fifth player in NBA history to score 60 points or more in three quarters.

His performance was spectacular, scoring 21 for 33 and 8 of 14 from the three point line as Warriors romped to their 14th win in 15 matches.

62 – KOBE BRYANT (LA Lakers) v Dallas Mavericks – 2005

Former Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant accomplished the feat 11 years ago, scoring 62 points against the Dallas Mavericks.

Bryant went 18 of 31 from the field and made 22 of 25 free throws to beat the Mavericks.

63 – GEORGE GERVIN (San Antonio Spurs) v Utah Jazz- 1978

62 – DAVID THOMPSON (Denver Nuggets) v Detroit Pistons

George Gervin and David Thompson battled for the scoring title in 1978, with both stars achieving the incredible feat on the same day in different games.

Gervin scored 63 against the Utah Jazz and Thompson put up 62 against the Detroit Pistons. Gervin finished the season with an average of 27.22 to Thompson’s 27.15 in the closest scoring race in NBA history.

69 – WILT CHAMBERLAIN (Philadelphia 76ers) v New York Knicks

Last but not least is the Big Dipper, Wilt Chamberlain, who scored 69 points while playing for Philadelphia in 1964. He averaged a staggering 34.7 points per game and 22.9 rebounds that season.

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