Steph Curry Is 16 Made 3s Away From All Time Record | Says He Wants To Erase Ray Allen & Klay Thompson From Record Books On Same Day

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Stephen Curry went 7-for-13 from three-point range Monday, Dec. 6, in the Golden State Warriors’ 126-95 victory over the Orlando Magic. Steph is now 16 three pointers away from breaking Ray Allen‘s all-time mark.

When it’s all said and done, Curry may push that record out to nearly 4,000 made threes. Don’t put anything past the two-time MVP, who believes he can break the record in his next game.

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The other reason why hitting 16 threes in one game would be special is that Curry would break another record. His teammate and fellow splash brother Klay Thompson currently holds the record for made threes in a game at 14.

“Anything is possible,” he said. “What is it, 15? That’s funny because I know what that means is Klay’s record and all that, too. So we will see. … If you’ve seen the way I’ve played, especially recently, I’m not shy about shooting the ball, so the game will dictate what that looks like. I’m not coming out with that as the true goal of how I play, but crazier things have happened.”

Through 23 games Curry has already made 126 threes on 303 attempts. He’s on pace to smash his own record of made and attempted threes in a season of 402 out of 886. Truly an absurd volume of shots and a ridiculously efficient conversion percentage.

That’s a bad man.

The Warriors next game is on Wednesday, Dec. 8, against the Portland Trail Blazers. Normally, that’s an exciting matchup. But Blazers All-NBA guard Damian Lillard is out dealing with lower abdominal tendinopathy, and the Blazers rank dead last in adjusted defensive rating.

The floodgates will be open for Steph, and head coach Steve Kerr knows it.

“I’m fully aware he’s 15 away,” Kerr said. “I’m guessing he’s going to shoot a lot against Portland on Wednesday. He’s Steph Curry — so anything’s possible.”

As the years go by and Steph continues to rack up accolades, he’s going to position himself among the most accomplished players in the history of the game. If Curry wins another MVP this season, his third, he will join Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Bill Russell as the only players in NBA history with at least the MVPs and three NBA titles.

That’s the most VIP of VIP rooms.

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Steph is putting together a top-10 all time résumé. Now, whether or not he’s one of the 10 best players ever is a different argument. But that would be a top 10 in career achievements.

The No. 7 pick in the 2009 NBA draft, Curry was selected after Hasheem Thabeet, Tyreke Evans, Ricky Rubio and Johnny Flynn. He’s battled early career injury concerns and questions about his ability to stick in the league and gone on to revolutionize the game and in the process became an all-timer.

All of that done through tireless work and belief. His teammates are genuinely happy for him as he embarks on breaking the record.

“That’s going to be crazy,” Warriors swingman Andrew Wiggins said. “But who else to do it but Steph? He deserves it, all the hard work he put in. He’s one of the most influential basketball players of all time. Helped change the game. So no one deserves it more than him.”

Whether it’s Wednesday against the Blazers or on ABC Saturday, Dec. 11, in Philadelphia against his brother and the 76ers, make sure you tune in and witness history.


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