Stephen Curry surpasses Wilt Chamberlain as the All-Time Leading scorer for Golden State Warriors
Stephen Curry has become has the All-Tume leading scorer by surpassing NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain as he knocked a staggering 53-point game to take his side past Denver Nuggets. Curry scored 21 points in the first quarter, giving him 17,786 in his career. That passes Chamberlain’s 17,783 with the franchise, a record he’d held since 1964.
Interestingly, Stephen curry also leads the Warriors in 3-point field goals, assists and free-throw percentage. The two-time MVP is looking for his seventh consecutive game with at least 30 points, which would be the longest streak by a Warrior since Rick Barry during the 1967-68 season.
Stephen Curry becomes the All-Time leading scorer for Golden State Warriors
It’s just an incredible feat,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said before the game as per ESPN. “He’s changed the game. He’s inspired all the young NBA point guards who have come up to become much better shooters. He’s changed the game. So as awesome as this accomplishment is — passing Wilt — it’s just one of many for Steph.”
Talking about the particular game against Denver Nuggets, Curry led the side with 53 points, while Draymond Green added 18, Andre Wiggins had 17 and Kent Bazemore knocked 14 points.
For the Denver Nuggets, it was Nikola Jokic who led his side with 27 points and 12 rebounds. While Jamal Murray added 17 and Michael Porter Jr. Added 24. After winning 8 consecutive games, the away team has now 2 straight games.