Stephen Curry Passes Dale Ellis for 15th All-Time on NBA’s 3-Pointers Made List

January 3rd, 2017 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has throttled up the NBA's all-time three-point leaderboard at record pace, and his ascent continued Monday night when he passed Dale Ellis to capture sole possession of 15th place on the esteemed list. 

Curry made his move when he curled around a screen from Zaza Pachulia and drilled a three-pointer from the left wing during the Warriors' 127-119 win over the Denver Nuggets: 


Curry entered Monday night tied with Ellis at No. 15 overall with 1,719 threes each, but the reigning NBA MVP broke the deadlock in short order. 

All told, Curry finished the win with 22 points and five assists on 8-of-18 shooting from the field, including 3-of-9 from distance. 

The catch-and-shoot maestro will now set his sights on bigger moves up the three-point leaderboard—and there should be another in store this week. 

Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith sits at No. 14 overall on the sharpshooting list with 1,729 threes, but he won't be suiting up for some time due to a thumb inju ...

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