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Stephen Curry sets NBA All-Star Game record for 3-pointers made, wins MVP

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry set an NBA All-Star Game record with 16 three-pointers.

CLEVELAND — When the rosters for the 2022 NBA All-Star Game in Cleveland were introduced on Sunday night, Stephen Curry was greeted with boos.

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But by the end of the third quarter, the crowd in Cleveland had no choice but to cheer the Golden State Warriors point guard, who had set a new NBA All-Star Game record for 3-pointers made with 15.

Curry would finish the game with 16 3-pointer, shattering the record that was previously held by Paul George, who made nine 3-point shots during the 2016 NBA All-Star Game. The two-time regular season MVP ended the game with 50 points, winning the Kobe Bryant MVP Award -- his first career All-Star MVP.

Despite Curry's efforts, Team LeBron entered the fourth quarter trailing Team Durant 139-138. The fourth quarter saw the two teams play to 163 points, with LeBron James hitting the game-winning shot to give Team LeBron a 163-160 victory.

Earlier in the night, Curry was honored as a member of the NBA's 75th Anniversary Team during a halftime ceremony. His initial pregame boos came as the result of his role in the Cleveland Cavaliers-Golden State Warriors rivalry, which saw the two teams meet in four consecutive NBA Finals from 2015-2018.

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