Curry scored 53 factors — the ninth 50-point recreation of his profession — because the Warriors defeated the Denver Nuggets 116-107 at Chase Heart on Monday.
Having began the sport 18 factors shy of Chamberlain’s tally, Curry claimed the document within the first quarter and went on to attain 30 first-half factors and a complete of 10 three-pointers.
“It is loopy … any time you hear his (Chamberlain’s) title, it is type of daunting as a result of his data are so laborious — a few of them are even unimaginable to eclipse,” Curry, who was drafted by the Warriors in 2009, instructed reporters of changing into the main scorer in franchise historical past.
“To be anyplace close to him in any document e book and to now be on prime, it is surreal and it is wild.”
Denver’s defeat was exacerbated by an harm to Jamal Murray within the recreation’s ultimate minute.
The star guard fell to the bottom and clutched his knee in agony with 50 seconds remaining earlier than being helped off the courtroom.
“We will try to get some imaging of the knee and see what the harm is,” head coach Michael Malone instructed reporters after the sport.
“Clearly, we’re a really down locker room. Sure, we misplaced the sport, however I believe all people’s ideas are with Jamal and hoping that he’ll be okay.”
Curry was supported by 18 factors and 7 assists from Draymond Inexperienced because the Warriors improved their dwelling document to 17-10 this season.
Nikola Jokic completed with 27 factors, 12 rebounds and eight assists for the Nuggets, whose subsequent recreation is in opposition to the Miami Warmth on Wednesday because the Warriors face the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder.
It isn’t the primary time this 12 months that Curry has reached a profession milestone.