Four statistics explained Stephen Curry’s ridiculous score with the Warriors
The biggest challenge to Steve Kerr’s coaching career so far? Invent a way to describe the greatness of Stephen Curry.
The Warriors won 107-96 on Monday night against the 76ers, the Golden State guard was one of the most enduring attacks in NBA history, scoring 49 points in a 28-of-28 shootout (17-17) beyond the arc). Curry has averaged 40.8 points in his last 10 games with 54.9-50.3-90.9 shots, goals, 3 points and free kicks.
“I saw Kobe Bryant early in his career, he had a stretch,” Kerr said. “Obviously, Michael Jordan had some stretches where he got crazy, but obviously no one has ever made a shot like that in the history of the game. Even by Stephen’s high standards, there’s more to it than that.”
It’s hard to put into words how great the NBA double MVP has been this month, so let’s talk about the numbers.
Curry has scored 72 3-pointers in his last 10 games, the most 10-game trick in league history. That being the case, Sun guard Chris Paul has made 73 triples this season.
All seven times the star has a total of 260 goals in 3 points. most ever through the first 50 games of a player’s season.
With another 40-point outing in April, Curry has done it They beat Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan A player aged 33 or over for most 40-point games in a single month (five). (Curry turned 33 on March 14.)
He is also the first player to play an average of 40 points to shoot 50 percent in 10 games a month Since the great Wilt Chamberlain these thresholds were reached in March 1963.
Golden State’s win this season marks Curry’s sixth or 10 more goals this season and the 21st time in his career.
Curry’s difference over the rest of the areas on that list is absurd, as the only other player in NBA history is Klay Thompson’s “Splash Brother” who has played five such games.
10+ three-game history in NBA history:
21 – Steph Curry in his career
6 – Steph Curry this season
Another player has no more than 5 in his career. pic.twitter.com/MeWpIAhe7q
– StatMuse (@statmuse) April 20, 2021
After Monday’s game, Curry found himself on the league’s individual scoring list with an average of 31.4 points, ahead of winger guard Bradley Beal (31.1). Curry’s April race has averaged more than two points this season.
Looking ahead to the final stretch of the 2020-21 campaign, Curry is poised to earn his second scoring title of his career. He last led the NBA in game points in the 2015-16 season, when he unanimously won the NBA MVP Award.