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Klay, Curry lead as Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter against Nuggets

The Golden State Warriors had an impressive first quarter on Tuesday, breaking an NBA record.

Golden State held a 51-38 lead over the Denver Nuggets after the first 12 minutes at the Pepsi Center.

The 51 points was the most ever scored by a team in the first quarter of an NBA game in the shot-clock era.

The Warriors connected on 10 of their 14 three-pointers in the period, which was also a franchise record for a single quarter.

KD knocks down the @warriors 10th triple of the 1st quarter!#DubNation 51#MileHighBasketball 38

Durant: 17 PTS, 7-7 FGM, 3 3PM
Thompson: 13 PTS, 3 3PM
Curry: 12 PTS, 4 3PM

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— NBA (@NBA) January 16, 2019
Golden State star Kevin Durant tallied 17 points and knocked down all seven of his field-goal attempts in the period. Klay Thompson chipped in 13 points while Stephen Curry drained four three-pointers.

The Warriors entered the game with a 29-14 record while the Nuggets came in at 29-13.

ajike

Ajike is one of Nigeria's top Sportscasters with over 15 years of experience in writing and talking Sports.

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