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Steph Curry Had A Night For Himself

Fueled by an artificial standard set in roughly half the time by Wilt Chamberlain, Curry’s achievement should be viewed at least partly as an acknowledgement that both men changed the game around them in different ways that raw numbers really don’t explain very well.

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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 12: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after he made a basket to pass Wilt Chamberlain as the Golden State Warriors all-time leading scorer during the first quarter of their game against the Denver Nuggets at Chase Center on April 12, 2021 in San Francisco, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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