SportKlay Thompson torches Bulls again in Warriors 146-109 win

09:30  12 january  2019
09:30  12 january  2019 Source:   ap.org

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Klay Thompson breaks the scoring record in a quarter.

Klay Thompson added 32 points with seven 3-pointers, Curry drew his T in the fourth — "I thought I played great defense that possession" — and Harrison Barnes had 11 points and six rebounds as Golden State (64-7) stayed one game ahead of the 1995-96 Bulls ' pace in their record 72- win season.

Klay Thompson torches Bulls again in Warriors 146-109 win© The Associated Press Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, shoots past Chicago Bulls' Zach LaVine (8) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. — Klay Thompson picked up where he left off on his record-setting night in Chicago earlier this season, making seven more 3-pointers and scoring 30 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 146-109 victory over the Bulls on Friday night.

Thompson set an NBA mark in the first meeting between the teams on Oct. 29 by hitting 14 3-pointers as part of a 52-point night while playing only the first three quarters. He made three from long range in the first 70 seconds of the rematch and the rout was on in the most lopsided win of the season for Golden State.

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Klay Thompson scores a record 37 points in the 3rd quarter (and 52 overall) to lead the Warriors to an 18th straight home win , dropping the Kings 126-101

Klay Thompson predictably shook off his early shooting woes to burn down the United Center with 52 points in 27 minutes, setting the NBA True to form, Thompson erupted in the Warriors 149-124 trouncing over the hapless Bulls , knocking down an NBA record 14 three-pointers en route to 52 points!


The Warriors took a double-digit lead after just 2:19 and the Bulls never got the game back within single digits. Jonas Jerebko banked in a 3-pointer from beyond half court at the end of the first quarter to give Golden State a 43-17 lead that grew to 44 points in the third quarter.

Stephen Curry made back-to-back 3-pointers early in the third quarter to move past Jason Terry into third place all-time in made 3-pointers. He made five overall and finished with 28 points. His 2,285 career 3s trail only Reggie Miller (2,560) and Ray Allen (2,973) in NBA history.

Kevin Durant added 22 for the Warriors, his 15th straight game with at least 20 points.

Zach LaVine scored 29 points to lead the Bulls, who have lost six straight games.

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Klay hilariously shares that he likes his life, his dog and food Klay Thompson stated that he likes his life, his dog and food. He also commented on his hobbies, which include movies and video games.

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Bulls: Chicago had its largest first-quarter deficit in franchise history. ... The Bulls allowed 18 3-pointers and made only nine. They have given up 103 more 3-pointers than they've made this season, the worst differential in the league. ... G Kris Dunn finished with a minus-45 rating. ... G Bobby Portis was on a 28-minute limit in his third game back from an ankle injury, but played less than 17 with the game out of hand early. He scored 16 points.

Warriors: The 26-point lead after the opening quarter was the biggest for the Warriors since they led Sacramento by 30 points on Nov. 2, 1991. ... Thompson's 21 3-pointers in two games vs. Chicago are tied for the most ever in one season against the Bulls with the 21 made by Antoine Walker in four games in 2001-02. ... Thompson is averaging 27.7 points over his last six games.


Bulls: Visit Utah on Saturday.

Warriors: Visit Dallas on Sunday.


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