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On Wednesday night against the Blazers, Steph Curry registered 35 points, seven rebounds and five assists.
On Thursday, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was asked about Curry's year so far and how it compares to last year's unanimous MVP season.
"He's almost in a no-win situation after what he did last year," Kerr told Damon Bruce of 95.7 The Game. "The shooting season that he had was unprecedented. It was ridiculous."
Kerr then offered the following:
"I don't know what Ted Williams hit the year after he hit .406, but I know he didn't hit .400 that next year," Kerr said. "But I'll bet he had a pretty good year ... I like that analogy."
Last year, Curry averaged 30.1 points, 6.7 assists, 5.4 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game, while shooting 50.4 percent from the field and 45.4 percent from deep.
This year, he's averaging 24.2 points, 5.8 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 1.7 steals, while shooting 46.6 percent overall and 40 percent from beyond the arc.
"In my mind, Steph is hitting about .352, which ordinarily would be the greatest year of anybody's life," Kerr added. "But it's not quite as good as last year, and so everybody is disappointed. It's kind of a strange dynamic."
In 1941, Ted Williams hit .406.
In 1942, he batted .356.