Stephen Curry passes Jason Terry in 3rd place in the NBA with 3 points | Bleacher's report

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Oakland, Calif. - Jan. 11: Stephen Curry, No. 30 Golden State Warriors, takes 3 points against the Chicago Bulls on January 11, 2019 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: The user expressly acknowledges and agrees that by downloading and / or using this photo, the user agrees to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Compulsory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham / NBAE via Getty Images)

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Stephen Curry, superstar of the Golden State Warriors, has gone one step further to the top spot on the NBA's list of three pointers.

Curry played Friday night's game against the Chicago Bulls, two behind Dallas Mavericks goaltender Jason Terry for 3rd place ever. After hitting only one in the first period, he came out of the locker room ready to write the story.

He tied Terry with a triple 93 seconds in the third quarter, and he then claimed the third for himself on his next field trip.

This comes less than a week after surpassing Kyle Korver of Utah Jazz for fourth place.

Curry now has 2,283 career points, which places the NBA's most valuable double-player behind Ray Allen (2,973) and Reggie Miller (2,560) in NBA history.

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Since being seventh overall in 2009, Curry has been the leader in turning the NBA into a three-point league. Not only has he led the league in three points for five consecutive seasons (2012-17), but he has four of the top five performances of a season outside of the bow, including all three first places. He is the only player in NBA history to have achieved 300 triples in a season – and he has done it twice.

The 402 three points that he has drained in 2015-16 remain an NBA record.

Since his breakthrough in his 2012-13 campaign, Curry has made more than 200 three-point throws in each of the past six seasons. He is on track to do it this season, even after being sidelined from the start of the season by a groin injury. The 30-year-old, 30-year-old has scored 151 goals, even though he has only played 30 games.

If the five-time All-Star remains healthy, he is about to finish the season with about 357 points at three points. It would not be enough to catch Miller this season, but it would put Curry in a position to become second in 2019-20. Curry could also potentially catch Allen next season, but with nearly 700 points behind him, the 2020-21 season seems like a more realistic goal.

But with the filming of Curry, you never know.