Curry breaks NBA single-game record with 13 three-pointers

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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry hit 13 three-pointers against the New Orleans Pelicans to beat the single-game record he tied last season.

The two-time reigning MVP was in stunning form during Monday's 116-106 win for the Warriors.

He was 13-of-17 from three-point range.

Curry, who had been averaging a modest 23.2 points per game before Monday, already had 10 three-pointers through the first three quarters, but he re-entered the game in middle of the fourth and hit three more in quick succession to break the record.

Astonishingly, Curry has now reached double-digit three-pointers seven times in a single game in his career.

He also became just the third player in NBA history to hit double-digit three-point field goals after netting zero in the previous game.

Curry finished the game with 46 points, five rebounds and five assists.