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Stephen Curry comments on the possibility of making 400 threes in a season

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Stephen Curry has already broken the single-season record for three-pointers but has one milestone in his sights before the playoffs begin.

Currently sitting on 378 made buckets from deep, he has his eyes on reaching the 400 mark with five games still to go in the regular season for the Golden State Warriors.

At his current pace, Curry is predicted to end the campaign with 403 baskets from deep, however, if he somehow finds himself stuck on 399 during the final game of the season, the point guard is under no illusions about what he will do.

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As per Rusty Simmons from the San Francisco Chronicle, the reigning Most Valuable Player said: "If I get to 399 (three-pointers), I will chuck. That's the only thing I can guarantee."

The only stumbling block in his pursuit of 400 could be Steve Kerr, who may decide to give his guard a night off before the playoffs end. Having only sat one game since All-Star it could quite feasibly happen.

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It has been another simply incredible season from three-point land for the Warriors' number 30. He broke the all-time single season record with 24 games still to go in the campaign and has continued his unprecedented shooting night after night.

He passed his previous record of 286 during a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in late February and it means he now has the top three seasons for three-pointers after his 2012-13 tally of 272. Coming in at fourth and fifth are Ray Allen and Dennis Scott with 269 and 297, respectively.

So far in his career, he has made 1,569 shots from distance. That is enough to put him ahead of the combined total of both Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen during their illustrious stints in the NBA. However, it still leaves him some way behind Allen, who is the leading three-point maker in history.

The two-time champion finished his career with 2,973, leaving him 413 ahead of Indiana Pacers legend Reggie Miller in second. Curry is still some way back on the all-time chart, lying in 20th, 1,404 away from toppling Allen. Although, if the guard can continue his current shooting from deep, he should reach the summit by the time he is 32.

The 2015-16 season has been simply incredible for the Dubs' main man. He has smashed his own previous record to pieces and has attempted a whopping 823 threes this campaign. J.J. Redick may have the slightly better shooting percentage this season, but when you consider Curry is averaging almost double the attempts per night, it shows his pinpoint accuracy.

There has never been a better three-point shooter and there may never be, but while he is around, the only thing to do is sit back and marvel at his incredible ability from not just behind the three-point line, but from halfcourt and even in his own half.

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