Seth Curry Reveals What Has Led To Breakout Season

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The Philadelphia 76ers have done a good job of weathering the storm thus far this season without NBA All-Star Ben Simmons. They started the season 8-2 before losing Joel Embiid, who tested positive for COVID-19.

The team lost the first five games with Embiid out of the lineup, but have won two out of the last three. He will be returning to the lineup soon, which will give the team a much-needed boost. Without him, the team has been receiving contributions from numerous players, one of them being Seth Curry.

Curry has had a wonderful start to the 2020-21 season. He has appeared in 16 games thus far, starting each one of them. He is scoring a career-high 15.4 points per game as the 76ers have needed him to be a bigger part of the puzzle with Ben Simmons sidelined.

He remains one of the most lethal shooters in the league, knocking down 43.5 percent of his 3-point attempts. While that is lower than his career shooting percentage from deep, it is still among one of the best numbers in the league.

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To help offset that, Curry has stepped things up on his 2-point attempts. Curry is making a career-high 56.5 percent of his 2-point attempts, as he is rounding out his offensive game in his eighth season in the league.

In a recent interview with HoopsHype, Curry discussed his breakout season at 31-years of age. Diversifying his game is the secret behind the success.

“I think I’m a pretty versatile player. I can catch and shoot, stretch the floor, play off guys who draw a lot of attention like Joel and Ben. When those guys are out, I feel like I can play in the pick-and-roll. My mid-range game is pretty good. I think I can put the ball on the floor and score. I just pride myself on being able to do a lot of different things offensively and taking good shots.”

With the lineup changing constantly, it helps that Curry can do so many different things on the court. He is most comfortable playing off the ball as a shooter and scorer, but he is a capable ball-handler and playmaking should the situation call for it.

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Seth Curry is a key cog in the Philadelphia 76ers’ offensive game plan for his ability to space the floor, but he is capable of doing much more. Most players are stuck in their ways at this point in their careers, but Curry continues developing and augmenting his game to help the 76ers win basketball games.

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