Hall of Famer George Gervin has heard all about Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson's big night, about how he scored 37 points in one quarter to break his record before finishing with 52 points.

In an interview with Bleacher Report, Gervin addressed the subject, adding in a little detail that many glossed over — Gervin scored 33 points in 12 minutes without a 3-point line. It's a significant statement when one considers the fact that Thompson was 9-of-9 on 3-pointers in the quarter, including 13-of-13 overall. 

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"I don't feel—and it's funny, everybody laughs—I don't feel he broke my record," Gervin told Bleacher Report's Howard Beck . "I feel he set a new record. He set a new record for the new NBA."

The story of Gervin's big night is one that went down in history. Competing for the scoring title on the final day of the 1977-78 season, Gervin needed to score 58 points to eclipse Denver's David Thompson, who posted 73 points and finished with a 32-point quarter.

For his own part, Gervin went out and scored 63 points in 33 minutes. "I bet you that's a record," Gervin said.