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Stephen Curry makes more history with his impressive points and minutes averages

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Stephen Curry capped his incredible scoring year with a fine performance as the Golden State Warriors wrote themselves into history as the winningest franchise in a single campaign. 

He finished the 125-104 win over the Memphis Grizzlies with 46 points - although he was overshadowed somewhat by Kobe Bryant and his incredible exploits at the Staples Center - to put the cherry on top of what has been the perfect regular season cake for Curry and the Warriors. 

The MVP is the unrivalled option to claim the award once again and has scooped the scoring championship, along with becoming the first player to reach 400 three-pointers in a single campaign, breaking his previous record in the process.

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Add to that Golden State's 73-9 finish, which saw them become the winningest franchise in a single season, eclipsing the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls, it has been an impressive campaign for the Bay Area franchise and their poster boy. 

His 46 point haul at the Oracle Arena meant he finished with a total of 2375 points in his 79 games for Steve Kerr's team, averaging out at 30.1 points. What has been equally impressive for Curry is the speed at which he is scoring. 

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So often throughout the campaign, the number 30 has put a game to bed before the final quarter and has had the luxury of sitting out the final 12 minutes. 

That happened once again last night and it meant the 28-year-old became the first player in NBA history to record over 30 points per night while playing under 35 minutes a game.

Such has been the Warriors' dominance in the majority of their fixtures through the campaign, that Curry is only playing 34.2 minutes on average. 

RECORDS

The list of records Curry and the Warriors have made accomplished this year continues to grow and could further increase as the playoffs approach. 

Individually, Curry became the first person ever to record 300 threes during a game against the Orlando Magic in March before adding another ton to his tally before the season's end. 

He has also managed four games in 2015-16 with at least ten three-point shots, no other player in the NBA has managed that many encounters in their career. 

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As a team, the Warriors have been equally as devastating from behind the arc. Their roster became the first in history to combine for over 1,000 threes in a single campaign.

Having eclipsed the 1995-96 Bulls in 82 games, there is just one aim remaining, emulate them in the postseason.

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