Most Points Scored By One Player In A Single Quarter In NBA History

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On Halloween night Stephen Curry unleashed a real horror on the New Orleans Pelicans, putting the league on notice that he wasn’t going to give up his MVP crown without a fight. Curry poured in 53 points to spoil the Pelicans’ home opener while exploding for 28 points in the 3rd quarter alone.

It was obviously a tremendous scoring outburst, but how did his 28 point quarter compare to other great single quarter scoring performances in the past?

Here is a list of the 8 highest scoring quarters by one player of all time.

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