Click here to Skip to main content
LATEST HEADLINES - NBA NEWS

Anthony scores Nuggets team-record 33 in quarter


Posted Dec 10 2008 11:12PM

DENVER (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony scored a franchise-record 33 points in the third quarter of the Denver Nuggets' game against Minnesota on Wednesday night.

Anthony broke David Thompson's record of 32 points in a quarter set April 9, 1978.

Anthony, whose season high for a game entering Wednesday was 30, scored 33 of the team's 40 points in the period as the Nuggets turned a 12-point halftime deficit into an 84-78 lead heading into the fourth. Anthony had 42 points after three quarters

He was 12-for-15 in the period, including 4-for-5 from behind the 3-point line. At one point he made eight straight shots and scored 24 straight points for the Nuggets, turning a 56-51 deficit into a 77-74 lead.

SEARCH NEWS
LATEST VIDEOS
photoFebruary 6: Top 10
Check out the Top 10 Plays from Saturday night's action around the NBA.
photoFebruary 6: The Fast Break
Fly through Saturday's NBA action in The Fast Break.
photoThunder vs. Warriors
Stephen Curry scored 26 points,and the Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 116-108 on Saturday night.
photoMavericks vs. Grizzlies
Chandler Parsons scores 26 points with eight rebounds and four assists as the Mavericks beat the Grizzlies, 114-110.
photoDunks of the Day - Feb. 6
Check out all the high-flying action from Saturday's games in the NBA.

Copyright © NBA Media Ventures, LLC. All rights reserved. No portion of NBA.com may be duplicated, redistributed or manipulated in any form. By accessing any information beyond this page, you agree to abide by the Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights and Terms of Use. | Ad Choices Ad Choices

NBA.com is part of Turner Sports Digital, part of the Turner Sports & Entertainment Digital Network.