Warriors PG Stephen Curry Sets Single-Season 3-Point Record

After the game, an emphatic fist pump, Warriors point guard Stephen Curry — as he does after he hits a 3-pointer — patted his heart twice and pointed to the heavens. The record was his.

He knocked down his second 3-pointer of the night at the 6:49 mark of the second quarter. That put him at 270 3-pointers for 2012-13, the most ever in a season. The previous mark was 269, set by then-Seattle guard Ray Allen in 2005-06.

CURRY: “I was nervous, to be honest with you. I had butterflies. It was like the elephant in the room. That first shot I took was a heat check, just to see what was going on tonight. After that, it was trying not to press, just let it come. But it was hard to keep it out of my head. It was a big relief when that last one went in.”

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Kobe Bryant Talks After Possible Season-Ending Injury

Propped up on crutches, evidence of tears in his red eyes, Kobe Bryant gave what had to be one of the hardest interviews of his career. In front of his locker was the picture of why the Lakers’ thrilling 118-116 win over the Warriors was irrelevant. Bryant’s season is likely over.

An MRI is expected to confirm what the Lakers said doctors suspect is a torn left Achilles tendon. Even if the Lakers beat out Utah for the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference, Kobe won’t be going to the playoffs.

KOBE: “I made a move that I make a million times and it just popped.”

Here is the transcript from his postgame interview, plus others …

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