July 17, 2024

NBA

“We are able to’t depend on Steph to bail us out on each single evening.”

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, second from proper, appears to cross the ball as Portland Path Blazers ahead Jabari Walker, second from left, and ahead Jerami Grant, proper, defend throughout the second half Sunday, Dec. 17, 2023. AP Photograph/Steve Dykes Steve Dykes/AP Photograph

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stephen Curry’s NBA-record 3-pointer streak ended at 268 video games Sunday evening within the Golden State Warriors’ 118-114 victory over the Portland Path Blazers.

Curry was 0 for 8 from 3-point vary, 2 for 12 total and scored seven factors. He started the streak Dec. 1, 2018, at Detroit.

Curry, the NBA profession chief who not too long ago made his 3,five hundredth 3-pointer, final went with out one in a regular-season recreation on Nov. 8, 2018, when he was 0 for 4 towards Milwaukee. He additionally owns the second-longest NBA streak at 157 video games.

“We are able to’t depend on Steph to bail us out on each single evening,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr stated. “It was a tricky evening for him, however that’s what a group is meant to be about. All people filling in for one another, totally different guys stepping up every evening. That’s an important signal, as a result of he’s carried us for lengthy sufficient this yr. We have to give him extra assist.”

The 2-time MVP missed all 9 3-point makes an attempt in Sport 5 of the 2022 NBA Finals towards Boston, one recreation earlier than the Warriors gained the title. Curry had made one in his earlier 132 postseason video games, one other NBA file.