Stephen Curry connected on 9 of his 17 three point attempts and 15 of 24 shots in all for Golden State against the Chicago BullsStephen Curry set a record for the most three-pointers scored in all NBA video games, consisting of play-offs, as the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls.
Curry now has 3,366 three-point baskets in all NBA video games – routine season and play-offs – including nine in the Warriors 119-93 win to pass basketball fantastic Ray Allens mark of 3,358.
The Warriors point guard, 33, is now chasing Allens regular-season record.
Curry ended the night with 40 points for the Western Conference leaders.
It was the 52nd time in his career he had notched up 40 points or more in a video game, and came four days after he scored 50 versus Atlanta Hawks.
Authorities NBA records do not include play-off games, so Currys next task is to surpass Allens regular-season record of 2,973 three-pointers. Curry is now on 2,896.
Versus the Warriors, the Bulls left to a promising start to lead 24-14 in the very first quarter.
Golden State took control of things to hold the Bulls offense to simply 33 points in the 2nd and 3rd quarters to cruise to a seventh straight win.
Andrew Wiggins scored 15 and Kevon Looney managed a game-high 10 rebounds for the Warriors while Zach LaVine scored 23 points and DeMar DeRozan 18 for the Bulls.
In other places, the Los Angeles Lakers slumped to a 107-87 defeat against the Minnesota Timberwolves with Karl-Anthony Towns scoring 29 indicate help the hosts end a six-game losing streak.
Anthony Davis managed 22 points as the Lakers tape-recorded their floors total of the season, and lost for the 3rd time in their past 5 video games – all of which they have played without the hurt LeBron James.
It was 4 straight wins for the Denver Nuggets, who condemned the Atlanta Hawks to a sixth straight defeat with a with a 105-96 win, while Miles Bridges scored 24 points and Gordon Hayward added 22 as the Charlotte Hornets beat the New York Knicks 104-96.
Luguentz Dort took a late win with 1.7 seconds left for the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 105-103 victory over the Sacramento Kings, the Houston Rockets fell to a 104-92 loss versus the Portland Trail Blazers, and Kristaps Porzingis scored a season-high 32 points for the Dallas Mavericks as they declared a 123-109 win over the San Antonio Spurs.
Dennis Schroder also handled a season-high 38 points as the Boston Celtics declared a 122-113 win over the Milwaukee Bucks in overtime, while Jae Crowder and Devin Booker both scored 17 points to assist the Phoenix Suns to a 119-96 success over the Memphis Grizzlies.
James Harden notched 39 points and 12 assists for the Brooklyn Nets in a 120-112 win over the New Orleans Pelicans, who suffered their ninth consecutive loss, while the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Detroit Pistons 98-78 with Darius Garland scoring 21.