Stephen Curry Joins Unfortunate Trend As 3rd Player In 2 Weeks To Score 60 Points And Lose

Photo: Instagram/Stephen Curry 

On Saturday, the Golden State Warriors fell short in a 141-134 overtime thriller against the Atlanta Hawks, despite Stephen Curry notching an impressive 60 points in a dazzling display of skill.

Despite Curry's heroic efforts, the Warriors couldn't secure the victory. Curry's remarkable performance, with 60 points on 22-of-38 shooting and 10-of-23 from beyond the arc, showcased his scoring prowess. 

Warriors fans witnessed a classic Curry comeback as he pushed his team into the lead during the third quarter, only to end up in overtime.

Photo: Instagram/Stephen Curry

However, the Hawks, led by Trae Young's 35 points, emerged victorious in a captivating matchup. Curry now finds himself in the company of Karl-Anthony Towns and Devin Booker, both All-Star reserves, who also scored 60 points in the last two weeks but suffered losses.

Towns set the trend with a career-high 62 points on Jan. 22, followed by Booker's 62 on Jan. 26. Strikingly, on the same nights as Towns and Booker, Joel Embiid scored 70 and Luka Doncic scored 73, respectively, each securing wins for their teams.

This surge of high-scoring performances has captivated the NBA, sparking intrigue and prompting discussions about the evolving dynamics of the game. 

For more insights into this unprecedented burst of scoring, check out Yahoo Sports' Dan Devine's analysis. (SOURCE: Yahoo Sports)

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