OAKLAND — Blame Dell Curry, Charlotte Hornets fans.
He’s the one who inspired his sharpshooting son to recapture his 2015-16 ways on Wednesday night, when the Golden State Warriors’ back-to-back MVP buried 11 three-pointers and scored 39 points in just three quarters of play during a 126-111 win at Oracle Arena.
As Steph Curry took the floor before tip-off, the 28-year-old fired a pass to his 52-year-old father, the former NBA player-turned-Hornets broadcaster who was standing out of bounds near the Warriors bench. Dell stepped into a deep 3 from the left wing that banked in, with father and son howling at the hilarity of it all and both wearing ear-to-ear smiles.
“Not that hard!” Dell yelled Steph’s way afterward.
LIke father, like son. Only better.
Steph, who came two three-pointers shy of tying the single-game mark he set on Nov. 7 against New Orleans, made the game look easy yet again before heading to the bench for the entire fourth quarter.
“It’s always cool, obviously, seeing my Dad on the sidelines, commentating the games on their end,” said Steph…