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Steph Curry becomes the Warriors all-time leader in assists

Making his way through the history books.

Los Angeles Lakers v Golden State Warriors Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images

When all is said and done, Steph Curry is going to sit at the top of an enormous amount of Golden State Warriors franchise records. And he reached one of them on Monday.

Early in the third quarter of the Warriors game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Curry found a streaking Kelly Oubre Jr. for a layup, giving him a franchise best 4,856 for his career. Let’s just ignore how generous of an assist stat that one was. It happens.

With the assist, Curry moved past Guy Rodgers on the franchise’s list. The top five is rounded out by Tim Hardaway, Rick Barry, and Chris Mullin.

For all of Curry’s magical shooting and unthinkable scoring prowess, it’s easy to forget just how good of a passer he is. He showed it off earlier in his career, when he was asked to be a more traditional point guard, and topped out at 8.5 assists per game in the 2013-14 season.

The tallies are down now because he spends more time off ball — and shoots more — but the ability is still there, as good as it’s ever been. He’s a magician and a chef, passing or shooting.