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Warriors’ Stephen Curry honored to pass Jazz’s Kyle Korver on all-time 3-pointers list

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Stephen Curry was honored to pass Utah Jazz sharpshooter Kyle Korver for fourth place on the all-time 3-pointers list during Saturday’s game against the Sacramento Kings.

Curry entered the game seven treys behind Korver, but unleashed a long-range barrage, going 10-of-20 from deep to move to fourth place on the all-time list.

“His name always pops up among the best shooters in the league in conversations,” Curry said of Korver. “Knowing that skill set when you’re on the floor, it’s still tough to take it away from him. All those names out there, from my experience, from being a fan of the game, from competing against those guys, they push the needle, for sure.

“For guys like myself and the guys coming up to chase those numbers … it’s pretty special.”

Curry (2,280 career made triples) will enter Friday’s game against the Chicago Bulls only two trifectas away from Jason Terry, who stands in third place in the list.

Judging by his 5.1 made treys per game, he should be able to easily surpass him going against one of the worst defenses in the league, as Chicago allows the 11th most 3-pointers this season (11.5).

Passing Jason Terry would put Stephen Curry alone with two of the best to ever hoist 3-pointers in Reggie Miller (2,560 career made threes) and Ray Allen (2,973) — making it only a matter of time and longevity before he sits atop the mountain of 3-point snipers.