All eyes are on Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night, when Golden Empire Warriors star Stephen the curry It only takes two 3s to overtake Ray Allen on the all-time top scorer list. And in typical Curry style, he broke the record and made it look effortless.
Curry scored two 3-pointers within the first five minutes of the game against New York Knicks arrive officially confirmed his crown as the long shot king of the NBA. The two-time MVP appeared in Tuesday’s game with 2,972 3-pointers, one point behind Allen’s 2,973.
“Honestly, I don’t even have a word for it,” Curry said earlier this season. “It’s not just about hitting the record. The other caveat is knowing the volume and the effect are huge. Like, mastering both. So the fact that I – I know I still have a lot of things left. more in my career – can shoot the percentage that I have in the regular season over the course of my career… with the way the defense has changed against me and the shots I take , and all of that, is pretty special to me. But getting to that number is a big deal.”
This 3-point record is one of many for Curry. Three times NBA the champion with the most 3 pointers in a season (402), the most 3 pointers in a calendar month (96) and the most games with 3 double-digit numbers (22). During his career, Curry averaged an NBA record of 3.8 three-pointers per game.
Here’s what Curry’s fans, rivals and more have to say about his record-setting feat.
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