Nobody likes flies. Whether you're taking in a nice sunny day with a cool beverage in your hand or just waiting until you've finished eating dinner to clean up your mucky dishes, they seem to always find a way to mess things up.
In 28 games this season, Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry have combined for 172 threes. Between the two of them, they attempt 15 threes per game, and knock down 6.5. They are also both shooting over 41.5 percent from the perimeter, which is just terrifying. So what I'm trying to say is that you could say - if you really, really want to - that they are living up to their "Splash Brothers" nickname.
There's a pretty good chance that if you watch the latest NBA Christmas ad, you'll be humming "Jingle Bells" by the end of the day and driving all of your co-workers insane.
It's time for some fun with the SportVU player tracking data! Which players have the most assist opportunities per game, and which of those players see the largest percentage of those passes lead to made baskets?
Stephen Curry may be 25, but he still gets IDed at R-Rated movies.
Stephen Curry has shot 55.6% on corner 3s in his career. Even more shocking? HE KNEW THIS WAS GOING TO HAPPEN.
The impetus for this analysis was a Reddit rabbit-hole recently referenced in a mailbag by Bill Simmons:
Game 7 of the NBA Finals, down 1 point. 1.5 seconds on the clock and inbounding from the midcourt.