Draymond Green on Stephen Curry: “He’ll End Up Beating Ray Allen’s Record by a Thousand Plus Threes”

Published 12/13/2021, 11:43 PM EST
Oct 19, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots a ball against Los Angeles Lakers center DeAndre Jordan (10) during the first quarter at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kiyoshi Mio-USA TODAY Sports


After a shocking loss in Philadelphia, the Warriors bounced back with a close win over Indiana Pacers. Stephen Curry led the scoring charts for the Warriors with 26 points as they came from behind to win the game 102-100 at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Curry failed to break Ray Allen’s record and needs two three-pointers in the next game to own the record.

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Steph Curry had decent stats vs the Pacers, but he had a rough night. He had the opportunity to tie Ray Allen’s all-time record with just 15 secs left on the clock. Curry, however, missed and Looney scored from the rebound to give the Warriors a two-point lead over the Pacers.

Nov 18, 2021; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives to the basket beside Cleveland Cavaliers forward Dean Wade (32) in the fourth quarter at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Curry shot 5 three-pointers, which puts him one away from leading the all-time three-point stat. Draymond Green has now said that Curry will end but beating Ray Allen’s record by a ‘thousand three-pointers’.

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Draymond Green thinks Stephen Curry will beat Ray Allen’s record by a 1000 threes

Draymond Green appeared for the post-match press conference where he talked about the closely fought game. Green then revealed that the Warriors’ offense is built around Curry and he’s going to have the ball. He also added that Curry will eventually beat Ray Allen’s record and will be ahead by a thousand plus threes.

“If we’re playing against a set defense, every time Steph’s going to have the ball. That’s our offense is built around Steph Curry and the last two-three games we played against the set defense. Every play we’re not getting out in transition really because we’re following turn the ball over,” Green said.

“Saying that I’ll be happy as hell when it’s over. He got it and ultimately I think he’ll end up beating his record by a thousand plus three. So I’ll be happy when it’s behind,” Green added.

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Draymond Green had a dominant performance in Indiana, with 15 points on a 7/10 shooting. Green also recorded 9 rebounds and five assists. The Warriors‘ offense really struggled in the first half against the Pacers and there’s a lot to work upon before they leave for New York.

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Stephen Curry will have a good chance of owning the three-point record at the iconic Madison Square Garden when the Warriors play the Knicks. The Warriors have some tough fixtures ahead with four consecutive away games on the calendar ahead.

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with over two years of journalistic experience with Chase Your Sport and Dribl. A Football Management graduate, he has previously interned in the Indian Super League, I-League and the AFC Champions League. In addition to being a Michael Jordan fan, Abhishek is an ardent Steph Curry and Warriors guy, and believes they have a few more championships in store before the former retires.

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