Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry is set to overtake Hall of Fame Ray Allen as the all-time leader of the NBA in 3 points.
Curry scored three 3-pointers against the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday to increase his all-time total to 2,940 3-pointers, earning him 34 points 3-point pass from passing Allen for first place. The Warriors’ next game is Friday against the Suns (10 ET, ESPN).
All-time ranking: 3-Pointers Made
• Live tracking: Curry needs 34 Following 3 points to pass Ray Allen.
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Golden State’s upcoming games
• Friday December 3: Suns vs. warriors (10 ET, NBA League pass)
• Saturday 4 December: Spurs vs. Warriors (8:30 am ET, NBA League Pass)
• Monday December 6: Magic against warriors (10 ET, NBA League pass)
• Wednesday December 8: Trail Blazers vs. Warriors (10 ET, ESPN)
• Saturday December 11: Warriors vs. 76ers (8:30 a.m. ET, ABC)
• Monday December 13: Warriors vs. Pacers (7 ET, NBA TV)
• Tuesday December 14: Warriors vs. Knicks (7:30 am ET, TNT)
Curry has knocked down at least one long-range shot in 145 straight games, which ranks as the longest active streak in the NBA and the second longest streak in league history after passing Kyle Korver (127). The three-time champion already holds the all-time NBA record of 157 straight games with at least one 3-point scorer.
At Curry’s current rate (he averages over five 3’s per game), he appears to be on track to catch up with Allen or pass him in the small window of road games Dec. 11-14 with the Warriors facing Philadelphia. , Indiana and New York in all national television releases.
Curry, the current leader of this week’s Kia MVP Ladder, hit 105 3 points in his first 19 games this season to break his own NBA record (20 games) for the fewest games to reach 100 3 points in one season, according to the Elias Sports Office.
Both Curry and Allen were named to the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team.