Stephen Curry's Accomplishments

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There would be little point in having a conversation about NBA award predictions without stating the obvious. Stephen Curry would seem to have a lock on the league 's MVP honors, successfully defending his title as the best player in the league. If you find any sportsbooks with NBA MVP odds posted on the boards, it might be the surest bet of the year, even at fifty cents on the dollar. That might sound like a crazy person going a little too far with their NBA award predictions, but the Curry legend keeps growing and the stats and records keep stacking up.

As if he need another feather in his MVP cap, Curry just broke another NBA record, this time for most consecutive games with at least one 3-pointer. On Wednesday (Feb 25) against the Miami
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On a night when he scored 51 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 130-114 over the Magic, he accomplished a feat that has never been done before. He reached the 51-point plateau with only one free throw. That 's correct. He was 20-27 from the field, including 10-15 from beyond the arc, and 1-1 from the charity strip. It was actually the first in his career that he had 20 field goals in a single game. For what it 's worth, he also broke the record for most career games with at least ten 3-pointers, which he accomplished for the fourth time.

There in lies the mystique of Stephen Curry. He does things that no one else has ever dared to imagine. There have been many great NBA players take the court and do amazing things. Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a game. Kobe Bryant once scored 81 points in the modern era. Even Curry 's teammate, Klay Thompson, set a record last season for most points in a quarter with 37. The list of great players who did great things on the court also includes Oscar Robertson (averaged a triple-double over an entire season), Michael Jordon, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Kareem-Abdul Jabbar and Jerry
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