Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry broke an NBA record with a 3-pointer in his 128th consecutive regular-season game on Thursday night and came up short of setting another.
The reigning league MVP made a 26-foot jumper from the left wing with 5:45 remaining in the opening quarter of Golden State’s 130-114 win over the Orlando Magic.
“I knew about it,” Curry told CSN Bay Area afterward of the consecutive-game record. “With something like that, you just play your regular game and just try to focus on the game and how to get my shots.”
Curry, who finished with 51 points, had shared the mark with the Atlanta Hawks‘ Kyle Korver. Dana Barros‘ streak of 89 games was the league record prior to Korver’s and remains third best.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr feigned ignorance of his star’s feat.
“What record did he set? I don’t know,” Kerr said.