We decided to take a look at several players and teams whose impressive, occasionally bizarre accomplishments to this point in the season would put them in rare, sometimes uncharted territory, and projected into the future to see if they’ll be able to sustain it for the rest of the season.
Stat: Averaging 25 points, eight rebounds, eight assists on 40 percent 3-point shooting
Last season LeBron led the league in assists for the first time in his career, and this season he’s on pace to shoot 40 percent for the first time since his 2012-13 MVP season with the Miami Heat. At his current pace of 26.9 points, 11.6 rebounds and 8.6 assists on 57 percent shooting, he has some significant margin of error to stay above the threshold, even if his numbers slip as the season goes along.
Stat: Averaging 30 points per game on 50-40-90 shooting
Curry’s 2015-16 season, for which he was awarded the league’s first unanimous MVP, is widely considered to be the greatest offensive season in NBA history.