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Curry sets record for 3-pointers in the NBA

Point guard Stephen Curry, who scored 51 points, set a new record for triples in the NBA, in addition to helping the Golden State Warriors beat the Orlando Magic 114-130 on the road.
Curry, who for the third time so far this season has scored 51 or more points, reached 128 consecutive games with at least one triple, and set a new record in the NBA after last night he tied the one held by shooting guard Kyle Korver of the Atlanta Hawks.
The Warriors’ star point guard is the first to score at least 50 points in three games in a season, since forward LeBron James and shooting guard Dwyane Wade did it with the Heat in the 2008-09 campaign.
Curry concluded the game against the Magic with 34 minutes played in which he scored 20 of 27 shots from the field, including 10 of 15 triples, and 1-1 free throws.
The 52-5 Warriors continue their goal of reaching 73 wins by the end of the regular season and surpassing the Chicago Bulls’ all-time mark of 72-10 in the 1995-96 league.
Forward Kawhai Leonard once again reclaimed the franchise player leadership of the San Antonio Spurs and with 29 points led them to the 78-96 away win against the Utah Jazz.
Leonard’s great scoring work, supported by French point guard Tony Parker, power forward LaMarcus Aldridge and veteran center Tim Duncan, who all achieved double-digit numbers, allowed the Spurs to continue dominating with their fourth consecutive victory. out of his field.
Parker had 16 points and six assists, Aldridge had 15 with seven rebounds, and Duncan dominated the inside game with a 14-point double-double and 11 grabs.
In addition, the Spurs’ defense was once again a winning factor for the Texan team after preventing the Jazz’s attack in the second half from keeping up with their pace.
The Jazz played well early in the game and led by seven points in the first quarter, but the best defense in the NBA in the second quarter began to do its job and left the Utah team with the highest score. low of the season by allowing only 12 goals.
Only the Warriors’ historic season has prevented the Spurs from having all the prominence they deserve for their record (49-9) and their great team play.
Shooting guard James Harden reached 46 points that allowed the Houston Rockets to overcome a deficit of 21 points and beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-119 at home, who saw a streak of six consecutive wins broken.
Center Dwight Howard also asserted his power inside the paint and contributed a double-double of 19 points and 13 rebounds that helped the Houston team win the second game in the last six they have played.
Point guard Damian Lillard contributed 23 points and once again led the Trail Blazers (30-28), who despite the defeat remain seventh in the Western Conference.
The Rockets (29-29), who have lost six of the last 10 games played, took advantage of the defeat suffered by the Jazz and returned to occupy the eighth place that gives them the right to be in the final phase.
Power forward Anthony Davis shone again in the individual game by contributing 30 points and four blocks that helped the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 123-119.
Along with Davis, the reserves headed by power forward Ryan Anderson, point guard Jrue Holiday and also number one Toney Douglas contributed another 60 points that helped the victory.
Anderson had 26 points in the 26 minutes he was on the field, while Jrue had 22 in the same period of time and Douglas scored 12 points, including 10 in the fourth period, despite only playing 14 minutes in all. the match.
Point guard Russell Westbrook was the top scorer for the game and for the Thunder, scoring 44 points, and forward Kevin Durant contributed a double-double of 32 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists, but this time they couldn’t get the decisive annotations, which fell on the Pelicans side with Douglas as an inspired player.
Base Isaiah Thomas scored 27 points, including eight in the fourth period, and once again led the attack of the Boston Celtics, who beat the Milwaukee Bucks 112-107 and got the ninth consecutive victory in their TD field Garden.
Croatian shooting guard-forward Bojan Bogdanovic, who started in place of Joe Johnson, who was dropped from the team, responded with 24 points, his best mark as a professional, and led the Brooklyn Nets to the visitors’ win by 106-116 against the Phoenix Suns, in a duel of losing teams.

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