WATCH: Stephen Curry Shares Emotional Moment With His Parents Mid-Game After Breaking Ray Allen’s Three-Point Record

Published 12/14/2021, 10:45 PM EST
November 8, 2021; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after making a three-point basket against the Atlanta Hawks during the first quarter at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports


A night to remember arrived for Stephen Curry against the New York Knicks. Not only did the Golden State Warriors win the game, but Stephen Curry etched his name into the history books, passing Ray Allen’s record. Moreover, it was a very special moment as both his parents were there to witness their son make history in front of their eyes.

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The attention was all on Curry tonight, as the star was just a couple of threes away from getting the record. Ray Allen and Reggie Miller also came into Madison Square Garden to witness this moment. While the last few games were tough for Curry, he came in prepared tonight. Just a few minutes in to the game, Stephen Curry nailed two triples and got the record for himself.

Dec 13, 2021; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) talks to media after the game against the Indiana Pacers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

After breaking the record, he went into the crowd and embraced his parents.

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Stephen Curry embraces record breaking night with parents

After celebrating it all with his teammates and coaches, Curry made his way into the crowd. Having a record-breaking night not too far away, both Sonya and Dell Curry had arrived. An emotional Stephen Curry went to both his parents to celebrate his historic moment.

Curry is the main reason for the three-point era in the NBA. Hence having his name on top of the record books only seems appropriate. So, after the initial celebration, he first went to Dell Curry and shared a hug with him. He also gave the match ball to his father to keep.

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He then made his way to the Warriors’ bench, where Sonya Curry was waiting for her son. They both shared a long hug as Stephen Curry was emotional. Breaking the record was one thing, but doing it in the presence of his parents would only make it a greater moment.

Curry ended the game with 22 points and drained 5 triples in the win over the Knicks. The Warriors won the game 105-96. They improve to 23-5 for the season. However, this game belonged to Stephen Curry who created history. This record put his name as one of the greatest and most successful shooters of all time, and the ride is still not over.

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Anuj Talwalkar

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Anuj Talwalkar is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He is a student studying at NM College in Mumbai, aspiring to pursue sports management to follow his love for sports. Anuj started following the NBA last year, and he loves to combine his passion for writing with his understanding of basketball.

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