Kevin Love’s Quarter For The Ages

Photo Credit: USATSI

Photo Credit: USATSI

Kevin Love’s Quarter For The Ages

 

Kevin Love’s 1st quarter: 11/14 from the field, 4/4 from the line, 8/10 from three – 34 points

 

Kevin Love’s 34 points in the first quarter against the Trailblazers were the most points in a first quarter by any player in NBA history , as well as the second most points in any quarter in NBA history behind Klay Thompson’s 37 point third quarter. Kevin Love therefore also had the most points in one quarter in Cavaliers franchise history. LeBron James had the record prior to last nigh with 24 (three times). Love outscored the Blazers 34-31 in the quarter.

 

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Check out Love’s EPIC first quarter:

 

J.R Smith was so excited about Love’s first quarter, that it was the only thing he wanted to talk about during his half-time interview:

“Please tell me we about to talk about Kev! Please tell me we about to talk about Kev!”

 

 

Check out who is completing the Top 5 ‘most scored in one quarter alongside Klay Thompson and Kevin Love:

33George Gervin, San Antonio at New Orleans, April 9, 1978 (2nd Q); Carmelo Anthony, Denver vs. Minnesota, Dec. 10, 2008 (3rd Q) 32David Thompson, Denver at Detroit, April 9, 1978 (1st Q)

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