- Steph Curry has recorded one 60-point game in his NBA career
- He has scored at least 50 points 11 times as a Warriors player
- Curry achieved all of those feats before he turned 35 years old
Steph Curry turned 35 on March 14, and greetings have been pouring in for the NBA superstar.
The veteran guard’s age may be advancing, but he is still one of the best players in the league today.
To commemorate Curry’s birthday, Sports Brief looks at all the 50-point games he has racked up in his NBA career.
1. Curry scores 62 vs. Blazers
Curry delivered a performance for the ages on January 3, 2021, scoring a career-high 62 points in Golden State’s 137-122 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
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He shot 18 of 31 from the field, including 8 of 16 from beyond the arc, per NBC Sports. Curry also knocked down 18 of his 19 free throw attempts in the statement win.
2. Curry drops 57 vs. Mavs
Curry made history on February 6, 2021, joining Wilt Chamberlain as the second Warrior ever to record multiple 55-point outings in the same NBA season.
In this contest, he was electric from outside, hitting a season-high 11 3-pointers. However, Curry’s 57-point game went for naught as the Warriors lost 134-132 to the Mavs.
3. Curry scores 54 vs. Knicks
Stars love playing at Madison Square Garden, the so-called Mecca of basketball. Curry dazzled the New York crowd on February 27, 2013, scoring a then-career-high 54 points in the Warriors’ 109-105 loss to the Knicks.
Curry was sizzling from downtown, sinking a then franchise-record 11 treys.
4. Curry drops 53 vs. Denver
Curry passed the great Wilt Chamberlain for the most points in franchise history in style, scoring 53 in Golden State’s 116-107 win over Denver on April 12, 2021.
He shot 14 of 21 from the field, including 10 of 18 from deep against the Nuggets.
5. Curry scores 53 vs. Pelicans
When Curry gets hot, he is simply unstoppable. That was the case on October 31, 2015, when the Davidson alum torched the Pelicans in New Orleans.
He scored 28 of his 53 points in the third quarter, helping the Warriors cruise to a 134-120 win.
6. Curry drops 51 vs. Wizards
Curry entertained the crowd in the nation’s capital, racking up 51 points in the Warriors’ 134-121 win over the Washington Wizards on February 3, 2016.
He shot 19 of 28 from the field, including a ridiculous 11 of 15 from beyond the arc. Curry did most of his damage in the first quarter, scoring 25 points.
7. Curry torches Washington again
Curry replicated that feat against the Wizards more than two years later, dropping 51 again on October 24, 2018. He shot 15 of 24 from the floor, including 11 of 16 from 3-point range in the Warriors’ 144-122 win.
He was perfect from the free throw line as well, making all 10 of his attempts there.
8. Curry scores 51 vs. Orlando
Curry made history on February 25, 2016, becoming the first NBA player to hit a three in 128 consecutive games.
With his 51-point explosion against Orlando, he also became the first player to top the 50-point mark three times in the same season since Miami’s Dwyane Wade and Cleveland’s LeBron James accomplished the feat in the 2008–09 campaign.
9. Curry drops 51 vs. Dallas
He put on quite a show on February 4, 2015, scoring 51 points in the Warriors’ thrilling comeback win over the Mavs. Curry shot 16 of 26 from the field, including 10 of 16 from beyond the arc.
He helped Golden State erase a 22-point deficit in the stunning 128-114 victory.
10. Curry scores 50 vs. Phoenix
Curry showed he can still rack up big numbers even at age 34, scoring 50 points on November 16, 2022, in the game against the Phoenix Suns. His efforts weren’t enough though, as the Warriors suffered a 130-119 defeat.
11. Curry scores 50 vs. Atlanta
Curry had a monster double-double in the Warriors’ 127-113 win over the Atlanta Hawks, scoring 50 points and dishing out ten assists on November 8, 2021.
He joined Wilt Chamberlain and Rick Barry as the only Warriors players to put up that stat line.
Curry wants Oakland return
Sports Brief recently reported on Curry wanting to play one last game at Oracle Arena.
He played his best for the Warriors there, capturing two MVP awards and three NBA titles.
Oracle was the Warriors’ home for 47 seasons before they moved to Chase Center in 2019.