Nikola Jokic matched a career-high 47 points in the Denver Nuggets' 128-117 win over the Utah Jazz.
The win also snapped the Jazz's 11-game win streak.
"I'm going to score when we need it. It's just a game. The main thing is just win the game. I'm going to score however much I need just to win the game," said Jokic after the game.
The Nuggets shot 88.2% from the three-point line in the first half, the highest 3-point field goal in a half over the past 20 seasons.
Will Barton said he tried to convince Jokic to hit the 50-point mark.
"You know him; he don't care about that kind of stuff. He's just playing basketball, being aggressive, being who he is. We definitely wanted the big fella to get 5-0 tonight."