The Splash Brothers have not failed to grab our attention this season out in the Bay Area.
Both Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson have shown us that they’re capable of having 50-plus point games, simply by getting hot in a quarter. Thompson set the tone with his 37-point quarter against the Kings in January. Just a couple of weeks later, Curry dropped 26 in a quarter en route to his biggest game of the season against the Mavericks. Then Thompson decided to go out and match Curry by netting 26 in the second quarter against the Grizzlies on Monday.
Klay’s most recent performance must have sparked something in Curry, because he got into an all-time zone the next day at practice.
Steph went out and knocked down 77 CONSECUTIVE 3-POINTERS on his way to a head spinning 94-for-100 from downtown overall. We know he’s the best shooter in the world, but that’s still insane that someone can knock down that many shots in a row from NBA range.
Curry not only leads the NBA in 3-pointers made, but he broke his own record for most 3-balls made in a season with 284 makes through 81 games so far. Curry’s fellow Splash Brother — who is second in the league with 234 hits from downtown this season — mentioned to ESPN that the most 3s he’s made in a row is 36, and that he couldn’t believe how many Curry had hit in practice.
The way things seem to be going for the Warriors this year, Thompson may have something to say about Curry’s streak through his actions on the court before season’s end.
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