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Golden State Warriors record 1,000th three-pointer of the season

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The Golden State Warriors have been making three-point history throughout the season and continued in a similar vain against the Portland Trail Blazers. 

In the second quarter of their blowout win over the Blazers, Curry came off a screen from Draymond Green and nailed a deep three to take the Warriors to the 1,000 mark from range and become the first team ever to reach four figures.

The defending champions sunk another 13 shots from behind the arc in the 136-111 win to take their season tally to 1,013. 

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Stephen Curry, who has chipped in with 378 of his own - an NBA record for a single player in one season - finished with nine on the night.

With seven games still to go in the regular season, the Warriors and Curry's records are only going to grow as they continue to hit threes at an unbelievable rate.

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The Bay Area franchise set the single season record for three-pointers in a win over the Dallas Mavericks eight days ago. On their current average, they will reach 1,088 at the end of their 72nd game.

The Splash Brothers have been the major contributors to this historic achievement, combining for 640 from behind the arc, but it has been a complete team effort. 

13 different members of their roster have sunk a shot from deep. Draymond Green has chipped in with 93 from his 241 attempts. Harrison Barnes, Andre Iguadola, and Brandon Rush have also hit over 50. 

Portland Trail Blazers v Golden State Warriors

Even Andrew Bogut, James Michael McAdoo, Kevon Looney and Shaun Livingston have at least one. 


It is the latest in a long list of historic achievements for Steve Kerr's men this season. They got off to an incredible 24-0 start before recording 54 consecutive wins at home in a record that dated back to the previous campaign. 

They are in the midst of a franchise-best winning season as they currently stand on 69 with the chance of breaking the Chicago Bulls' 72-10 finish from 1995-96. 

That record is the one the Dubs are after. With just five games to go, the Warriors have to win four to make it their own. After a shock defeat at home to the Boston Celtics, their run at history took an unexpected turn.

Boston Celtics v Golden State Warriors

They have three games remaining at the Oracle Arena against the Minnesota Timberwolves, San Antonio Spurs, and Memphis Grizzlies, along with road ties at the Grizzlies and Spurs. 

Some critics have suggested the Warriors are simply a three-point team and can't do anything else. However, they rank first in the NBA in assists, second in blocks, fourth in rebounds and eighth in steals. 

They do shoot a lot of threes, more than the league has ever seen, but their unrivalled accuracy shows a method to the madness. Shooting 41.8 percent, they are well ahead of San Antonio who are second with 38.1. 

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