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Sacramento Kings set new franchise record for made 3-pointers in a quarter

Jan 23, 2023, 8:35 PM

Harrison Barnes #40 of the Sacramento Kings shoots a three-point basket over Jaren Jackson Jr. #13 ...

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 23: Harrison Barnes #40 of the Sacramento Kings shoots a three-point basket over Jaren Jackson Jr. #13 of the Memphis Grizzlies in the first quarter at Golden 1 Center on January 23, 2023 in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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The Sacramento Kings needed only one quarter to get into the record books.

During the first quarter of Monday’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies, the Kings made 12 three-pointers, tying the NBA record for made three-pointers in a quarter.

According to the Sacramento Bee’s Jason Anderson, the Kings also set a new franchise record for three-pointer shots made in any quarter. The team’s Twitter account also noted the Kings also set a season-high for points in the 1st quarter with 47.

By halftime, Harrison Barnes, was leading the team in scoring with 15 points and 5 of 6 from behind the three-point line. Rookie Keegan Murray was close behind him with 14 points on 3 or 4 shooting from three.

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