Carmelo Anthony: 62 Points – 1/24/14

It was a historic night at The Garden on January 24, 2014, as Carmelo Anthony had MSG rocking, scoring 62 points to surpass Bernard King for the franchise record for points in a single game and the most ever at The Mecca.

Melo scored 37 points in the first half and capped it off with a half-court buzzer beater.

He stayed hot after halftime and had 56 points at the end of the third quarter. Then, in the fourth quarter, Melo made history scoring his 62nd point, breaking Bernard King’s franchise record.

Take a look at his shot chart from the night:

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After that basket, Coach Woodson pulled Melo with 7:18 remaining, and Melo received a standing ovation from The Garden crowd.

Melo shot 23-35 from the field, made all 10 of his free throw attempts and added 13 rebounds. However, arguably the most impressive stat from Melo’s game was that he had zero turnovers.

Following the final buzzer, Carmelo talked with Tina Cervasio.

Carmelo Anthony talks with Tina Cervasio about his historic 62-point performance.