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Stephen Curry's four greatest three-point shooting nights in his NBA career

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Stephen Curry finally broke the record for most three-pointers in a single game last night against the New Orleans Pelicans.

We say finally because the unanimous MVP has come close to achieving the feat so many times in the past, recording six games with at least 10 threes six times before last night's historic display at the Oracle Arena.

Following his showing against the Pelicans that led the Warriors to their fifth win of the campaign, we take a look back at the four best games from deep in his illustrious career.

13 - New Orleans Pelicans: (07/11/ 2016)

Curry bounced back from his torrid night against the Lakers - shooting 0-10 from the field to snap a 157-game streak of making at least one three - to set a new league record.

He came out the traps early with a three inside the first five minutes and never looked back, recording another memorable night against a Pelicans franchise that has suffered numerous times at the hands of Chef Curry.

12 - Oklahoma City Thunder: (27/02/2016)

Fresh from his 51-point performance at the Amway Center against the Orlando Magic - where he dropped 10 threes - Curry came up clutch in a tightly contested overtime thriller with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Holding a record of 52-5 heading to the Chesapeake Energy Arena, Curry helped the Warriors avoid their second loss in six games. As became customary with Golden State last season, they recovered from an early deficit and took their first lead of the game in the third quarter. But down seven with less than three minutes remaining, it required a Curry special.

He dropped two before the end of regulation - taking his tally on the night to nine - before winning the game with a 32-foot shot just before the buzzer. On the night, Curry was 12-16.

11 - Washington Wizards (03/02/2016)

At 44-4 heading to the nation's capital, the then 27-year-old had played through three relatively quiet - by his standards - games.

But he lit up the Verizon Center with a display of incredible shooting in the first quarter. He ended the game with 11 threes from 15 attempts, and seven of those came in the opening 12 minutes as the Warriors left Washington with a 13-point victory.

11 - New York Knicks (27/02/2013)

Before Steph and the Warriors began to make global headlines, the now-two-time MVP was still producing incredible performances. Before playing in the Big Apple, Steph dropped 38 points in a loss to the Pacers, but this display in the Garden was mesmerising.

54 points remain his career-high, as the Warriors lost to the Knicks. He was an unreal 11-13 from three and 18-28 overall after going 2-6 in the first quarter.

Golden State Warriors v New York Knicks

His seven assists and three steals capped a perfect individual performance from the man who would go on to lead the Dubs to a title in 2015.

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