On night dedicated to Dell Curry in Charlotte, Stephen Curry scored 40 points—28 of those coming during a third quarter explosion—in the Golden State Warriors’ 116-99 blowout of the Hornets.

The Dubs moved to 20-0, and Curry continued his torrid MVP pace.

(Aside: for the love of God, will someone get Kemba Walker some help defense?!)

Per the SF Chronicle:

The noise was so deafening during Curry’s 10-for-11 shooting clinic (including 5-for-5 on three-pointers) that the Warriors’ point guard seemed to forget that he was supposed to be playing a road game.

 

“I knew all my family was in the crowd, and I knew they were happy,” Curry said. “I pointed up to the suite where most of them were. It was a cool atmosphere to play in, especially on top of my dad’s ceremony. […] It was a good night. I couldn’t ask for more than to play like I did and get the win.”

 

The 20-0 record “doesn’t even sound right,” said Curry, who became the first player since Michael Jordan in 1996 to have six 40-point outings in his first 20 games. “The NBA has so many great teams and great talents, to be able to put on a run like this, it’s special.