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Klay Thompson scores 60 for Warriors in rout of Pacers

Klay Thompson wanted one more quarter. He wanted to score 80, and thinks he absolutely could have.

Hard to argue that one: He went off for 60 points in 29 head-shaking, jaw-dropping, defense-breaking minutes.

"Who knows? I know he would have kept shooting," coach Steve Kerr said. "Klay's never going to stop shooting."

Thompson had an NBA season-high and career-best performance for the highest-scoring output by a Golden State player in more than 42 years, and the Warriors whipped the Indiana Pacers 142-106 on Monday night. At one point, Pacers coach Nate McMillan looked downright speechless during a quiet timeout on his bench.

Thompson raised...