Posted Dec 10 2008 11:12PM
DENVER (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony scored a franchise-record 33 points in the third quarter of the Denver Nuggets' game against Minnesota on Wednesday night.
Anthony broke David Thompson's record of 32 points in a quarter set April 9, 1978.
Anthony, whose season high for a game entering Wednesday was 30, scored 33 of the team's 40 points in the period as the Nuggets turned a 12-point halftime deficit into an 84-78 lead heading into the fourth. Anthony had 42 points after three quarters
He was 12-for-15 in the period, including 4-for-5 from behind the 3-point line. At one point he made eight straight shots and scored 24 straight points for the Nuggets, turning a 56-51 deficit into a 77-74 lead.
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The Daily Zap hits you with all 9-games from Wednesday night.
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|Haier Play of the Day|
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|Bobcats vs. Hornets|
New Orleans' Peja Stojakovic had 17 points as the Hornets knocked off the Bobcats 105-89.
|Knicks vs. Nets 1st Half|
The Nets are looking for their 3rd straight win while the Knicks try to avoid their 7th straight road loss.
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Kenny 'The Jet' Smith uses the Jet Pass to break down LeBron James game and explains why the Cleveland Cavaliers are a dangerous team.
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|Bucks vs. Warriors|
Stephen Jackson scores 21 points as the Warriors sink the Bucks 119-96.