in the final game of the NBA 2022/23 regular season at Moda Center, Portland, OR against the Portland Trail Blazers Steve Kerr’s Warriors made history scoring the most points in history in a first quarter, with 55. The Warriors secured the #6 seed
Golden State led 55-27 after the first quarter and 84-53 at the half, and closed the game out winning 157 – 101.
Klay Thompson was the Warriors’ main scorer in Q1 – responsible for 17 points – including five 3-pointers (Thompson hit the 300 three-pointers mark for the season, the only player in the entire NBA league to do so in the 2022/2023 Season).
Thompson has a number of impressive NBA records to his credit, including:
- Most points in a single quarter : Thompson scored 37 points in the 3rd quarter on January 23, 2015 against the Kings
- Most made 3-pointers in a playoff game (11)
- Most made 3-pointers in a regular season game (14 vs the Chicago Bulls)