Warriors’ Steph Curry Moves Way Ahead of James Harden and Damian Lillard in Historic Record

Published 01/09/2021, 1:30 AM EST
Jan 4, 2021; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots a three point basket during the second quarter against the Sacramento Kings at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports


Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors defeated the LA Clippers in a thrilling contest. Curry put up 38 points in a 115-105 win against the Kawhi Leonard led Clippers. In tonight’s game, Curry looked like a beast as he took over the game when it mattered the most.

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Steph drained 9 3-pointers in his 38 point scoring night. In fact, this stat line marked his 8th scoring 8 or more 3-pointers in a game. This allowed Steph to once again enter the NBA history books for a unique record. With Curry holding the #1 spot on this list, the next closest players are James Harden (21) and Damian Lillard (20).

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It just proves how Curry has forever changed the game of basketball. If it weren’t for him, the league would have been completely different.

Following this victory against the LA Clippers, the Dubs now have a 5-4 record. But being consistent has been one of the biggest issues for the Warriors this season. They are still trying to find the perfect starting lineup for themselves as their team has gone through some major changes.

Can Steph Curry take the Warriors back to glory days?

Dec 29, 2020; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after a basket in the second half against the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

This year, NBA fans are anticipating the comeback of GSW to the biggest stage in the world. Unfortunately, considering the current powerhouses in their conference, the Warriors might not make it all the way to the finals.

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Due to making a lot of changes to their roster in the last 1 year or so, the team looked out of sync in the beginning. Although they are improving their chemistry and playing style with each passing game, there is still a long way to go.

On a positive note, their superstar Steph Curry is playing brilliantly, and this is the only silver lining for the Dubs right now. But to win a title this season seems like a far-fetched goal for the Warriors.

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What are your thoughts on Steph Curry’s Warriors? Where do you rank them for this season? Let us know your views in the comments section below.

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Aikansh Chaudhary

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Aikansh Chaudhary is an NBA columnist for Essentially Sports. Previously, he helped rank various websites using the latest SEO techniques, and wrote over 2000 articles during his stint as a freelance writer. A die hard Lakers fan, Aikansh will forever uphold LeBron James as the GOAT.

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