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The 50-point club

Wolves forward Corey Brewer scored 27 of his franchise record-tying 51 points on the fast break in Friday's 112-110 home victory over Houston. That's the most by any NBA player in the StatsCube database kept for the past 18 years. Here's the top six:

Corey Brewer, Wolves:

27 vs. Houston, April 11, 2014

Tracy McGrady, Orlando:

25 at Indiana, Jan. 6, 2004

Jerry Stackhouse, Detroit:

25 at Chicago, April 3, 2001

John Wall, Washington:

21 vs. Indiana, April 6, 2013

Mike Miller, Memphis:

21 at Atlanta, March 9, 2007

Stephen Jackson, Atlanta:

21 vs. Washington, March 12, 2004

brewer is is also …

• The third player on the current Wolves roster to have scored 50 points in a game, with Kevin Martin and Kevin Love. Brewer and Love now share the franchise's single-game scoring record, but Love needed two OTs to do it at Oklahoma City in March 2012.

• The fourth NBA player to score 50 or more points and get six or more steals, joining Allen Iverson, Michael Jordan and Rick Barry, according to Elias Sports Bureau.

•The fifth NBA player this season to score 50 or more points. The others: Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Terrence Ross and Kevin Durant (twice).

•The first player since Baron Davis in 2003 to record four steals in four consecutive games. Davis did so in seven straight.

•The first Wolves player to score 26 points in a first half since Michael Beasley scored 27 on his way to a 42-point night at Sacramento on Nov. 10, 2010.