Through the Warriors first seven games, the 28-year-old was averaging 15.1 points per game on 39.6 percent shooting from the field and 13.9 percent shooting from 3-point range, hitting just five of his 36 long-range attempts. "I tried to give us a spark by scoring in the fourth and it got us going".
Thompson made 14 3-pointers in a 149-124 win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday, passing his teammate Stephen Curry, who had the previous record of 13. Reserve guard Alfonzo McKinnie was the team's third-leading scorer with 19 points and shot 4-for-6 from deep.
Thompson exited the game for good late in the third quarter with 52 points on 18-for-29 shooting, including 14-of-24 3-pointers. He notched 22 points to help the reigning National Basketball Association champions surge into a 44-28 lead. "I'm just happy it's my team-mate and nobody else".
A moment of silence was held before the game for San Francisco Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey, who died Wednesday at age 80.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr, who has been outspoken about President Donald Trump and gun violence, was asked if was concerned for his own safety in the wake of the mail bombs sent to prominent Democrats. "Hearing Vin Scully talking about Willie McCovey and the Dodger/Giant rivalry. Everybody here with the Warriors is thinking about them tonight". Oh, and he did it all while wearing a headband to cover up a bloody cut caused by a stray Damian Jones elbow.More news: OnePlus 6T launch countdown - United Kingdom price, release date, specs revealed TODAY
Pelicans: The Pelicans were outrebounded 46-42. They beat the lowly Hawks in their October 17 season opener, then lost to the Nets, Celtics, Bucks and Heat.
Fans of the Golden State Warriors should enjoy this season as it could possibility be the last time we see the Dream Team in action!
Hield made three of four free throws in the final 19.6 seconds, De'Aaron Fox one of two with 2.4 seconds left and Nemanja Bjelica a pair with 1.8 seconds to go.
The home game on Halloween was the Warriors' first since the 2000 opener against Phoenix.