I wrote last week about the rarity of 50-point games in October but that this season - with an explosion in league-wide pace and scoring - being ripe for record-breaking. "The guys were focused; we had a good session [Tuesday]".
The Australian finished with 21 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists as the 76ers improved their win-loss record to 4-3.
Klay Thompson has broken teammate Stephen Curry's National Basketball Association record for most three-pointers in a game with 14 during a brilliant offensive performance by the Golden State Warriors. He quickly took his tally to 13 midway through the third quarter and equalled teammate Steph Curry's record for the most threes ever in a single game.
The All-Star sharpshooter had struggled to find his rhythm, making just 5-of-36 attempts from behind the arc through Golden State's first seven games. In the two games he missed, that plummeted to 102.8, which would rank in the bottom five for the full season.
Curry hit 13 3-pointers against New Orleans on November 11, 2016.
A moment of silence was held before the game for San Francisco Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey, who died Wednesday at age 80.
DeMarcus Cousins, who has yet to play a game for the Warriors, was thrown out in the first quarter. "Hearing Vin Scully talking about Willie McCovey and the Dodger/Giant rivalry".
During his sharp-shooting barrage against Chicago, Thompson was forced to wear a large yellow headband over a cut on his forehead, and he joked after the game he looked like Jackie Moon, Will Ferrell's character from the movie "Semi-Pro".
Pelicans: The Pelicans were outrebounded 46-42.
It does feel a tad early for these billboards to start popping up, but the Warriors play their only game in Madison Square Garden on Friday so it's the only opportunity Knicks fans will have to show Kevin Durant a ny welcome. Golden State has won its last two home games by at least 20 points, while New Orleans is in the middle of a road trip. We don't need to go into too much detail on this because, well, he set the record. We made some mistakes, but we fought.
Bulls: Host the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.