While you were sleeping: Stephen Curry sets new record, James Harden gets buckets

Good morning! A lot happens in sports, even when you’re busy doing other non-sports-y stuff. So here are the top headlines and moments from yesterday, in case you missed anything while you were watching last night’s GOP Debate.

New record for Chef Curry

How many times have we led off with the Warriors and Stephen Curry? Too many times. But when you’re as great as they are, we have no choice but to keep shining a spotlight on their continued greatness. Curry led Golden State to a 130-114 win over the Magic, pouring in 51 points on 20-of-27 shooting from the field and 10-of-15 from beyond the arc. Curry broke the record for consecutive games with a three-pointer, knocking down a trey in a 128th straight game. The reigning MVP has 276 threes this year and is on pace to shatter the single-season record of 286, which he set last year. Check the highlights, including a buzzer-beater from halfcourt that’s pretty much business as usual for Chef Curry:

Fear the Beard

James Harden also got buckets last night, dropping 46 points to go along with eight assists and five rebounds to leave the Rockets to a comeback win over the Blazers, 119-105. Harden’s explosion comes after news broke yesterday afternoon that he pushed for Houston to fire coach Kevin McHale and trade Dwight Howard. Rockets CEO Tad Brown has since denied the report. Check out Harden’s big night:

Dime of the year

Our must-see moment comes from the Celtics’ 112-107 win over the Bucks. Isaiah Thomas dropped a crazy behind-the-head assist for a key three-pointer late in the game:

The NFL Scouting Combine is here

Our own NFL Radio team is on the ground in Indianapolis this week to cover the Scouting Combine, and SiriusXM Sports has you covered on the web with our Combine preview. Check it out and learn who should shine and who could be some dark horses in team’s war rooms come Draft Day.

NBA legends discuss Black History Month

As a part of SiriusXM’s ongoing look at Black History Month, the SiriusXM NBA Radio team recently spoke to NBA legend, George Gervin, three-time NBA champ, Brian Shaw, and current executive director of the NBA Players Association, Michele Roberts, on the impact athletes of color have made, who their role models were growing up and why Black History Month is still so critically relevant today. Check out the videos here.

Look cool every morning. Find out what you missed in the sports world while you were sleeping, and impress your friends and co-workers. We won’t tell them you were actually watching Grey’s Anatomy.

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