October 27, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots the basketball against New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson (33) during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Pelicans 111-95. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Kyle Terada USA TODAY Sports

In case you forget how devastating Stephen Curry can be with a basketball in his hands, he reminded us on Tuesday night in the Golden State Warriors' 111-95 win over the New Orleans Pelicans to start the season.

Curry torched the Pelicans for 24 points in the first quarter, making 9 of his 13 shots, including 4 three-pointers. He was the Human Torch yet again, but what's new?

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And, of course, Curry's performance set a record for the most points scored in the first quarter of a season opener in the last 20 years. How could we not expect this from the greatest shooter ever?

Check out all 24 of his first quarter points:

Overall, Curry finished with 40 points, 7 assists and 6 rebounds. Not a bad start to his MVP defense.