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Stephen Curry sets new three-pointers in consecutive games record during Warriors win

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Stephen Curry etched his name into the NBA history books once again by setting a new NBA record for three-pointers in consecutive games on Thursday night when the Golden State Warriors played against the Orlando Magic.

The league's current MVP scored a three-pointer in his 128th consecutive game with a 26-foot jumper from the left wing with 5:45 remaining in the first quarter, surpassing Kyle Korver's mark of 127 straight games.

Curry scored 51 points with eight assists and seven rebounds during the Warriors' 130-114 win over the Magic at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.

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Curry said CSN Bay Area about the consecutive-game record after the game, according to ESPN: "I knew about it. With something like that, you just play your regular game and just try to focus on the game and how to get my shots."

While many have been in amazement of 27-year-old's achievement, his head coach Steve Kerr didn't see the significance of the record because the Warriors star is able to hit three-pointers with relative ease.

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He said: "Why is that significant? I don't know if the record is that significant because it's so simple for him. A 3-point shot is like a layup. A half-court shot is like a 3-point shot. Steph just, that's what he does, so it's to the point where we expect everything to go in."

Orlando coach Scott Skiles congratulated Curry for breaking the record as well, and he said he doesn't know if anyone will be able to break the record again. 

"I have a hard time seeing how that streak is ever going to end. It would have to be kind of a fluke night.

"The way he makes them is totally different from Kyle. Kyle is sprinting off screens and it's possible you could switch out and maybe take some away from him, whereas Steph, there are so many of them off the dribble and from 30 feet and fading away. ... He'd just have to be off that night, and that certainly doesn't happen very often."

Curry showed his appreciation towards Korver before the end of the night as well, as he said: "Kyle Korver is a great shooter. It's nice to pass his record."

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