Stephen Curry reached perfection in the first quarter against the Clippers
Best presentation to his people at Chase Center couldn’t have had the star base of the Golden State Warriors, Stephen Curry.
In the first quarter of Thursday night’s game hosting the San Francisco Los Angeles Clippers, “The Chef” reached perfection by scoring 25 points from 9-9 from the field and 5-5 from threes.
This start has earned him now being one of 4 players to have earned 25 shooting points at 100% within a game quarter in the last 25 seasons. Curry did it twice (he also did it in the third quarter against OCK on April 14, 2021 at OKC).
The other players who did it once are his partner Klay ThompsonWill Bynum and Kobe Bryant, according to data from ESPN Statistics and Information.
In addition, Curry has already collected 8 quarters of 25 points in his NBA career, twice more than any other player; The closest is Bryant, who scored 4 quarters of 25 units.
And Thursday night was the sixth time in his career that Curry went 5-5 or better from the arc. Since 1996-1997 no player has had more than 3 shooting quarters, 5-5 or better from the third range.
Curry finished the game with 45 points and 10 plates, and the Warriors tied with their second win at the start of the 2021-2022 season.