Did you know Anthony Morrow scored 137 points in an NBA game once?

During Wednesday night's Pelicans-Clippers telecast, Fox sideline reporter Jennifer Hale informed viewers that Pelicans reserve forward Anthony Morrow had a career high against the Clippers in the '08-'09 season with 137 points when he played for the Warriors.  She even repeated the fact to drive it home – 137 points!  Who knew!  You would think an NBA player breaking Wilt Chamberlain's record by 37 points would have been more celebrated.

Sure, the Pelicans would have loved another 137 point outfit from Morrow against the Clippers, but he fell just 126 points shy of his own record in a New Orleans defeat.

I'm trying to wrap my mind around an NBA player possibly scoring 137 points in an NBA game.  A team has reached 137 points only twice this year and three times all of last year.  It seems impossible considering NBA teams can't schedule Faith Baptist Bible College.

Let's face it – if Morrow's coach on that '08-'09 Warriors team, Don Nelson, couldn't have devised an insane scheme to get one of his players 137 points, it's never happening in the NBA.

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