SportsWarriors

Curry tops Curry for three-point record

0

Going into Thursday’s contest, Stephen Curry needed four three-pointers to tie his own NBA record of 272 three’s made in a single season set in 2012-2013.

With three seconds left in the opening quarter, Curry pulled up off a pass from Andre Iguodala for a three tying the record.

At the 4:38 mark of the second quarter — with the Warriors down 49-36 — Curry broke the record hitting a 28-foot three and continued to tack on the treys through the night going 8-of-13 from distance in 35 minutes.

After Curry hit the record-breaking shot, he was shown on the jumbo screen with the record and the crowd rose to their feet and went from deafening applause to arena-wide chants of ‘MVP.’

Curry finished the night with the fifth-highest scoring night of his career with 45 points, closing the game with 19 points in the final quarter as the owner of the new single-season record for most three-pointers made at 276.


Follow @SFBay and @NBASarah on Twitter and at SFBay.ca for full coverage of the Golden State Warriors.

Curry breaks record, finishes off Blazers

Previous article

Big rig crash closes Interstate 580

Next article

You may also like

More in Sports