Watch Stephen Curry Drainer the longest 3-pointer of the NBA season against Spurs | Bleacher's report


Stephen Curry, guard of the Golden State Warriors (30), celebrates the win after throwing a basket at the end of the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio on Monday March 18, 2019. (AP Photo / Eric Gay)

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Stephen Curry is arguably the biggest three-point shooter in NBA history, but he's not even supposed to have a reach as big as 61 feet.

So much for that.

The Golden State Warriors' guard has drilled a 20-meter drummer at the end of the first quarter of the 111-105 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Monday. Nick Friedell quoted ESPN Stats & Information as saying it was the longest shot of an NBA player in a game of the season.

"I may be delusional, but every time I shoot, I feel like it's coming in," said Curry, by Friedell. "You know from the outset if it has a chance or not, some of them come in and out, it's close, whatever, that one felt good, I was running after [it]. A good way to finish the quarter, I only wish we got the win too. "

Curry knows the feeling. As Friedell pointed out, he scored a decisive 62-foot playoff earlier in his career.

Unfortunately for the Warriors, he struggled to shoot outside the uprising and finished 6 of his 18 games in three points in the loss. He played a triple-double with 25 points, eight assists and seven rebounds, but never set an outside pace, as the two defending champions were in return mode for much of the second half.

San Antonio extended their winning streak to nine games behind the impressive performances of LaMarcus Aldridge (23 points and 13 rebounds) and DeMar DeRozan (26 points, nine rebounds and eight assists).

Curry and the Warriors are now tied with the Denver Nuggets at the top of the Western Conference standings.

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