The NBA 3-point record will soon be Stephen Curry’s.
Following Golden State’s loss to Philadelphia over the weekend, the Warriors star is just six 3-pointers away from tying Hall of Famer Ray Allen for first place in the NBA’s all-time rankings. and seven triples to overcome it.
Curry is averaging 5.4 3s per game this season. History is on the line the next time you step onto the pitch.
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Will Stephen Curry play tonight?
The Warriors return to action on Monday when they travel to Indiana to face the Pacers. Curry’s availability for the game was up in the air.
On December 10, NBA Insider Marc Stein reported that the Warriors were “weighing a night’s rest” for the two-time MVP in Indiana, increasing the odds that he will break Allen’s record on Tuesday when they face the Knicks at Madison Square Garden.
According to Anthony Slater of The Athletic, the Warriors had yet to make a final decision on Curry’s status for Monday’s game as of Saturday night.
“We will make the right decision accordingly,” Curry responded when asked if he expected to play on Monday.
The Warriors say they have yet to make a final decision on the status of Steph Curry on Monday with the Pacers. Looks like a night’s rest is likely (like @TheSteinLine reported). Curry: “We will make the right decision accordingly … 😬” pic.twitter.com/OvE8lRv1f9
– Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) December 12, 2021
On Sunday, Slater reported that all Golden State veterans were expected to play Indiana, including Curry. Warriors head coach Stever Kerr then revealed after target practice on Monday that Curry will play.
Through 25 games this season, Curry is averaging 27.1 points, 6.3 assists, 5.6 rebounds and 1.7 steals on 43.3 percent shooting from the field and 40.4 percent from 3-point range. He missed a game with a bruised hip.
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Warriors next schedule 2021-22
The Warriors are currently on a five-game road trip. Following their meeting with the Pacers, the Warriors will travel to New York, Boston and Toronto before returning home for a meeting with Sacramento on December 20.
|Monday December 13||in indiana||7:00 pm|
|Tuesday December 14||In New York||7:30 pm|
|Friday, dec. 17||in Boston||7:30 pm|
|Saturday, dec. 18||in toronto||7:30 pm|
|Monday December 20||vs. Sacrament||10:00 pm|