During the Golden State Warriors blowout victory over the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, Steph Curry moved up the franchise record books. With a spectacular three-pointer in the fourth quarter, Curry passed Chris Mullin to become fourth all-time in franchise history in points scored.
With 17 points tonight, Stephen Curry (16,236 career points) has passed Chris Mullin (16,235) for fourth place on the Warriors' all-time scoring list.— Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) April 3, 2019
Stephen Curry has passed Chris Mullin for fourth place on the Warriors' all-time points list. Game stops as Curry heads to the bench. Teammates are embracing him.— Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) April 3, 2019
Only three players have scored more points than Curry’s 16,236 while wearing a Warriors jersey: Paul Arizin (16,266), Rick Barry (16,447), and Wilt Chamberlain (17,783).
Barring injury, Curry will be the most prolific Warriors scorer every at some point during next season.
Of course, that’s been a forgone conclusion for quite a while now, as Curry’s place in the Warriors record books has been a matter of “when” not “if”. When all is said and done, Curry will be at or near the top of many, many franchise records.
For now, let’s celebrate him passing another franchise icon in Mullin, who, in case you forgot, was pretty spectacular. And he could pass Arizin as soon as Thursday.
Here’s the play he did it on, if anyone needs a highlight: