NBA records broken during the 2015-16 season

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  • Stephen Curry broke his record for most 3 point field goals made. He broke his previous tally of 286 from the 2014-15 season, nailing 402 3-point field goals, and is now the only person to score more than 300 and 400 3-point field goals in a single season.
  • On 25th February 2016, Steph Curry made a 3-point field goal in his 128 consecutive game. This beat the previous record of Kyle Krover with a 3-point field goal for 127 consecutive games.  His streak  is at 152 and counting (will continue next season).
Curry, not only joined the 50-40-90 club, scored the most 3 point field goals and consecutive games with a 3 point field goal.
Curry, not only joined the 50-40-90 club, scored the most 3 point field goals and consecutive games with a 3 point field goal.
  • Steph Curry became the 7th member of the 50-40-90 club, recording 50% field goal accuracy (50.4%), 40% 3-point field goal accuracy (45.6%) and 90% free throw accuracy (90.4%). He joins a club that consists of Kevin Durant, Dirk Nowitzki, Steve Nash, Larry Bird, Reggie Miller and Mark Price.
  • Steph Curry and Klay Thompson are the first backcourt duo to score more than 600 3-point field goals in a single season. That’s more than 14 teams in the NBA this season.
  • Tim Duncan became the 3rd player to record 1,000 regular season wins, and is the only person to have recorded them with a single team. This was accomplished on April 5th, 2016 in a win over the Utah Jazz.

    Duncan is the only player to have won 1,000 regular season games with the same team
    Duncan is the only player to have won 1,000 regular season games with the same team
  • Draymond Green is the first player to have recorded 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 500 assists, 100 blocks and 100 steals in a single season. He reached this milestone on 30th March 2016 in a game against Utah. He is also one of 10 players in NBA history, to have recorded a 5-by-5, that is scoring at least 5 in all statistical categories of Points, Rebounds, Assists, Blocks and Steals. He acomplished that on 5th December 2015 in a game against Boston.
Green had a brilliant all-round season
Green had a brilliant all-round season
  • Kristaps Prozingis of the New York Knicks, is the only player to have scored 1,000 points, recorded 500 rebounds, 100 blocks and made at least 75 3-point field goals in their rookie season.
  • DeMare Derozan of Toronto set an NBA Record of consecutive free throws made with 24, on a 3rd March 2016 match against Portland. He would finish 24-25 from the Free throw line in a 117-115 win for the Toronto Raptors.
  • Kobe Bryant, playing his final season in the NBA scored his 33,000th point on 7th January 2016 in a loss against Sacramento. He is the only player to score 33,000 points while playing for a single franchise in his entire career.
Bryant at his final game at Utah, at the Staples Center. He would score 60 in his final game
Bryant at his final game at Utah, at the Staples Center. He would score 60 in his final game
  • Bryant set the NBA Record for the most points on his final career game. He scored 60 points in a 101-96 win against Utah. He also became the fifth player to attempt 10,000 free throws.
  • On 11th April 2016, Russell Westbrook recorded his 18th Triple Double of the season in a win over the Los Angeles Lakers. He ties Magic Johnson for the most triple doubles in a season, since the NBA-ABA merger in 1976. His triple double against the Lakers came in just 18 minutes, the second fastest in NBA history.

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