The Greatest Shooter of All-Time?
I already wrote an article on why Curry will be the greatest shooter of all-time if everything goes according to plan, but there was a key piece of evidence that I forgot to mention in that article that I think really encapsulates why we are just witnessing the very surface of Curry’s career.
In Allen’s best season, his 2005-06 campaign where he broke the previous record for most three-pointers made in a single season, 56 percent of his jump shots were assisted. In Curry’s record-breaking season, 43 percent of his jump shots were assisted (data courtesy of www.82games.com). Now what does this mean? Not only did the Golden Child shoot less attempts and make more threes than Allen, he did so with more of his shots being created by himself.
Move over Ray, a new great is in town. Stephen Curry’s 2012-13 season is already the single greatest three-point shooting season of any player in the history of the NBA and he is only 25 years old. Curry’s future is very much like the Warriors’ future; bright, seemingly endless and filled with potential.