Klay Thompson scored a career-high 60 points in the Warriors’ 142-106 blowout victory over the Pacers at Oracle Arena on Dec. 5, 2016. Although Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry have combined to win five scoring titles, neither Warriors star has registered a 60-point game. Indeed, Thompson joins Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony and Cavaliers forward LeBron James as the only active players to score 60 in a game, and he is now just the 23rd player in the NBA's 70-year history to do so.
Jimmy Butler scored 52 points with 12 rebounds, and 6 assists in a 118-111 win over the Charlotte Hornets. He now ranks second behind Michael Jordan in Bulls franchise history with two 50-point games. Here are the NBA’s active 50-point scorers.
LeBron James joined a short list of NBA players when he made his big screen acting debut in the film Trainwreck, starring Amy Schumer and Bill Hader. LeBron plays a version of himself in the movie, which is directed by Judd Apatow. From Shaq in Kazaam and Kareem in Airplane!, to Wilt Chamberlain in Conan the Destroyer, here is when the NBA goes Hollywood.
San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan became the fifth player in NBA history to score 5,000 career postseason points during Wednesday's Game 2 of the NBA playoffs against the Los Angeles Clippers.