|Melo scores Nuggets franchise-record 33 in quarter|
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|Wednesday, 10 December 2008 18:08|
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.