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Thompson scores NBA-record 37 points in quarter

POSTED: Jan 24, 2015 12:54 AM ET
UPDATED: Jan 24, 2015 1:58 AM ET


Thompson's Historic Quarter

Klay Thompson hits 13-of -13 shots with 9 3s to notch a NBA-record 37 points in the third quarter.

— 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.

Arena Link: Klay Thompson

Klay Thompson joins GameTime via Arena Link after scoring a career-high 52 points with a historic NBA record 37 points in the third quarter.

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.