The most dangerous shooter on the planet continues to break records. Well, his records actually, as Golden State Warriors superstar guard Stephen Curry became the fastest player to reach 100 made threes in a season. Curry did so in just 19 games this season, with the accolade being cemented in the Warriors 105-90 win over the Trail Blazers. He has made 105 so far.
Up by nine in the midst of the fourth quarter, Curry exploded, draining three straight three’s in the Warriors 21-7 run over just five minutes, concluding with this insane shot.
In 2015-16 and 2018-19, Curry reached 100 threes in just 20 games, holding first, second, and third place for the accolade.
Curry’s audacity to do a step-back 3 against three defenders 🥵. (via @NBA) pic.twitter.com/MDxUoL8qgp— SLAM (@SLAMonline) November 28, 2021
Tied with Kevin Durant as the League’s leading scorer (28.6 points), Curry finished with 33 points, five boards, six assists alongside a season-high six steals while shooting 7-13 from beyond the arc. Curry’s defensive effort was matched by the Warriors, who accumulated a season-high 19 steals in the game, forcing 25 total turnovers for 31 points.
Stephen Curry with a DIME DIME. Shooting ain’t the only thing he’s elite at. (via @warriors) pic.twitter.com/lgVKTrhFsw— SLAM (@SLAMonline) November 28, 2021
The Warriors’ eighth-straight win and 18-2 record is the second-best record to start a season since the 2015-16 Warriors, who began the season 20-0.
Even in hostile territory where the Warriors are the giant to knock off, Curry is cheered and celebrated for his greatness. The flowers are pouring down for the three-time champ as Curry erupted Staples Center with three after three.
However, Tuesday night may be the Warriors’ most significant challenge yet, as they face the team with the second-best record (17-3) in the League, the Phoenix Suns.