So far this season, [Stephen] Curry has made 74 threes — the most in the NBA. Damian Lillard ranks second, with 45. To say that Curry is an outlier would be an insult to the word outlier. So far this season, 84 percent of NBA threes have come off assists. But for Curry, that number is just 62 percent, and his ability to get his own deadly looks beyond the arc is arguably his signature weapon as a scorer. For context, only one of Klay Thompson’s 33 threes has been unassisted this season.
Here is more from Kirk Goldsberry at 538. Here is a Curry highlights reel. Here is the educational philosophy of Kevin Garnett. And ESPN has lost seven million subscribers in the last two years, that is quite a bleed rate. Meanwhile, last night Kobe Bryant was one for seventeen.