Klay Thompson may often feel like the third wheel while watching the Warriors offense usually run through Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, but it was the former Washington State star going off in the first half of Monday's tilt against the Pacers.

Despite playing just 18 minutes in the first half, Thompson poured in 40 points on 15-of-22 shooting as the Warriors held an 80-50 halftime lead.

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The slick-shooting guard had not scored more than 30 points in a game entering Monday's contest.

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Thompson followed it up with 20 more points in the third quarter, finishing with 60 on the day. His 60 points through three quarters were the second-most through three quarters in the NBA during the last 20 seasons.

With the Cavaliers beating up on Eastern Conference foes and the Warriors really starting to gel, it appears the NBA Finals could already be written in stone this season.