Stephen Curry Sets NBA Single-Season 3-Point Record: Comments, Reaction

February 27th, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

Golden State Warriors point guard and reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry is the most electric long-distance shooter the NBA has ever seen, and he confirmed that status Saturday against the Oklahoma City Thunder when he broke his own single-season three-point record with a triple in overtime.

Curry set the new mark with an off-balance three-pointer from the top of the arc to tie things up in overtime before he drilled a game-winner steps inside the half-court line with 0.6 seconds remaining in the extra session, giving his team the 121-118 victory

Here's the record-setter: 

After breaking Ray Allen's previous record with 272 converted triples during the 2012-13 season, Curry shattered his own mark last year with 286 makes from beyond the arc. And thanks to a patently absurd 2015-16 campaign and 288 threes, Curry is now in sole possession of the top three spots on the list. offered a look at Curry's shot chart this season following Saturday night's wild win: 

The rate at which Curry has scored from deep is jaw-dropping enough, but ...

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