Stephen Curry fell a triple away from breaking another NBA record

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The Golden State Warriors faced the Phoenix Suns in a special Christmas game that left star Stephen Curry a single triple from making NBA history again. The Warriors point guard was a single three-point shot away from reaching 3,000 3-pointers and being the first to do so.

Steph Curry led the Warriors’ offense in a 116-107 victory over the Suns in the special Christmas game held each year by the NBA. Curry had 33 points, six assists and three steals in the game. Curry made five shots of three of the 16 he tried and finished his performance with 2,999 3-pointers in his career.

On November 29, Stephen became the fastest player to hit 100 triples in a season, taking into account that only 19 games have been played in the 2021-2022 season. He is the owner of the other two brands, reached in the 2015-2016 and 2018-2019 seasons.

On December 15, he beat Ray Allen as the top three-line gunner in history with 2,974 on the mythical stage of New York’s Madison Square Garden. His name is already recorded in NBA history. Curry had 2,974 3-pointers in just 788 games, 511 fewer than Ray Allen needed to set the previous mark.

Those led by Steve Kerr had 19 points from Otto Porter Jr., to win the game and place their record at 27-6, the best mark in the Western conference and in the NBA, above the Suns, who have 26 victories. and six defeats.

The veteran point guard Chris Paul, scored 21 points, gave eight assists and recovered six rebounds, but his teammate Devin Booker was below expectations with only 13 points.