Most of Stephen Curry’s 3-pointers on Wednesday were tightly defended

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Stephen Curry made nine 3-pointers last night – which, hey, happens. The Warriors’ elite offense sometimes spring him for open looks, and he’s the greatest shooter of all-time. He takes advantage.

But that wasn’t the case last night. Curry made some ridiculous deep shots despite the Pelicans contesting well.

Per NBA.com, Curry shot 1-for-1 on 3s against “very tight” defense and 4-for-7 on 3s against “tight” defense. The above video shows those stats sure don’t underestimate the degree of difficulty.

I especially enjoyed Steve Kerr’s in-game interview after Curry shot 7-for-8 on 3-pointers in the third quarter. Kerr on ESPN:

I told him right before all that, “Go make six crazy shots in a row.” So, he’s very coachable.