Steph Curry Says Wearing Contact Lenses the Reason for His Hot Streak

Steph Curry has made at least five 3-pointers in nine straight games.

Over that stretch, he is 56-for-115 from deep -- a cool 48.7 percent.

Before the hot streak, he was in a funk with his outside shot. In the prior eight games, he went 33-for-104 from 3-point range, an actual cool 31.7 percent.

So how did he bust out of the slump?

"I started wearing contacts," Curry told Marcus Thompson of The Athletic after the Warriors' win over the Nuggets on Tuesday night. "No, I'm serious."

The greatest shooter in NBA history feels like he has new eyes now?

"It's exactly that," Curry said. "It's like the whole world has opened up."

That is...

...a terrifying thought for the rest of the league.

Do you remember what happened a couple weeks ago after the Warriors' win in Minnesota?

If you don't, here's some added context:

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And on Wednesday morning, shortly after The Athletic's story was posted, Kerith revealed the following:

As Ron Burgundy would say: "Great story -- compelling and rich."

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