Posted April 18, 2013 on AP on Fox
Golden State's Stephen Curry set a record for 3-pointers in a season when he hit his 270th in the second quarter of the Warriors' game Wednesday night against the Trail Blazers. The shot with 6:49 left in the half put Curry in front of Ray Allen's mark of 269 set in 2005-06. He made 16 3-pointers in the previous two games to close within one of Allen's record set with the Seattle SuperSonics. Curry hit his first 3 of the night with 6:55 to go in the first quarter. Golden State's bench jumped to cheer after the record-breaking shot, and a group of Warriors fans behind the team's bench at the Rose Garden gave Curry an extended standing ovation. His dad, Dell Curry, was a teammate of Allen's in Milwaukee during the 1998-99 season - when the elder Curry shot a career-best 47.6 percent from 3-point range while making 69 from beyond the arc. The younger Curry and second-year shooting guard Klay Thompson went into the game with 474 combined 3-pointers, shattering the previous NBA reco...
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