Kelley L Cox
USA Today Sports
Welcome to the history books, Klay Thompson.
There aren't really any superlatives that can do justice to what the Warriors shooting guard/human flamethrower did in the third quarter against the Sacramento Kings on Friday, so here are the basic facts:
Thompson scored 37 points in the quarter. 37. Yes, that is an NBA record for points in a quarter. Only 23 players have even scored 37 points in a game this season. He hit 13-of-13 shots in the quarter.
Nine of those shots were 3-balls. That is absolutely an NBA record for 3-pointers made in a quarter.
Here's what that looks like in short chart form