With one other signature capturing efficiency, Stephen Curry has turn into the NBA’s all time chief in playoff 3-pointers.
Stephen Curry was the whole lot for the Warriors of their 17-point Sport 1 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. He poured in 38 factors, snagged 15 rebounds and hit 8-of-12 3-pointers. That ultimate made Three was a particular one, pushing Curry previous Ray Allen to the highest of the NBA’s all-time leaderboard for 3-pointers made within the playoffs.
Curry wanted simply 91 video games to make it to the highest of the listing. For comparability, Allen wanted 171 video games to make his 385 playoff 3-pointers. LeBron James, third on the listing with 370 playoff 3-pointers, has performed in 239 playoff video games.
Curry already owns a slew of 3-point data and can virtually definitely add a couple of extra earlier than he hangs them up. Subsequent season he’ll probably go Reggie Miller for second on the listing of made 3-pointers within the common season. He in all probability gained’t go Ray Allen for the tops spot on that final subsequent season however, at his present tempo, he’ll positively get there within the 2020-21 season.
The one factor that might actually threaten his dominance on the 3-point document books is teammate Klay Thompson. He already owns the document for many 3-pointers in a single recreation, 14, which he completed earlier this yr in opposition to the Bulls. Thompson is simply sixth on the playoff 3-pointers listing, simply 81 3s behind Curry. He’s additionally 16th on the common season listing and, sooner or later, it’s possible that these two are primarily 1-2 on the high of each lists.
Curry and Thompson will get an opportunity so as to add to their absurd capturing totals on Monday night time, April 15, when Sport 2 in opposition to the Clippers suggestions off. The Warriors are trying harmful as ever and in the event that they hold successful these playoffs might end up be fairly brief.