Thompson hadn't scored more than 19 this season and made just 5 of 36 3-pointers in the Warriors' first seven games.
"But I know I deserve that, too". And thanks to Dead archivist David Lemieux for this tweet that brought Thompson's fandom to our attention. In the first quarter alone, he went 6-of-7 from three.
Though Davis says his injury is getting better, coach Alvin Gentry wasn't willing to give a definitive answer about whether Davis will play.
Kyle Lowry had 20 points and 12 assists, Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points and the Toronto Raptors set a franchise record with their sixth straight win to start the season, beating the Dallas Mavericks.More news: Joel Embiid kept shouting ‘you can’t guard me’ at Andre Drummond
Thompson was undeniably efficient last night with only 29 field goals attempted but that just barely puts him in the top 100 of fewest shot attempts in a 50+ point game.
"That's what I do this for, for those moments you share with your teammates", Thompson said. Doubts about Porter's health then hurt his draft stock, dropping him to 14 where the Nuggets scooped him up as teams like the Bulls passed on the player with a high ceiling but plenty of risks.
Dennis Smith scored 16 of his game high 27 points in the third quarter for Dallas. Ntilikina, whom the Knicks drafted with the eighth overall pick in 2017, played lead guard overseas before coming to the National Basketball Association.
Adding to Chicago's woes was the fact that the Warriors' two other stars weren't just worthless participants as Steph Curry and Kevin Durant combined for 37 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists. The 42-point margin was the fourth-largest half-time lead in history and the largest lead by a road team.More news: Priyanka Chopra looks like the happiest bride ever at her bridal shower
Remarkably, the 28-year-old's astonishing freak show comes after struggling from long range since the season started.
"To snap out of the slump with the record, I couldn't ask for a better way to do it", Thompson said. He also missed two in a row last week because of a bruised left knee.
DeMarcus Cousins, who has yet to play a game for the Warriors, was thrown out in the first quarter.More news: Accused Pittsburgh shooter to face 29 criminal counts in court Monday