Curry sets franchise record for 3-pointers

Curry sets franchise record for 3-pointers
December 7, 2013, 6:30 pm
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In just his fifth NBA season, Stephen Curry became the Warriors' franchise leader in made 3-point shots on Saturday in Memphis. (AP)

After playing the entire first half without making a field goal, Stephen Curry needed only 71 seconds of the second half Saturday night to set a Warriors record for 3-point shots.

Curry tied the franchise record, previously held by Jason Richardson, with his 700th 3-pointer with 11:23 left in the third quarter, and then shattered it when he drained his 701st with 10:49 left in the quarter.

Curry's trey gave the Warriors a 55-45 lead over Memphis at the FedEx Forum.

Richardson needed six seasons to reach 700. Curry is in his fifth season.