Lewis Hamilton Anoints MVP Stephen Curry & Golden State Warriors With the One Word Reserved For Champions

Published 06/17/2022, 2:30 PM EDT
Formula One F1 – Azerbaijan Grand Prix – Baku City Circuit, Baku, Azerbaijan – June 12, 2022 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton ahead of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

The Golden State Warriors have done it again!!! They defeated Boston Celtics to take their 4th NBA championship in the past 8 years. Their win garnered praise from all quarters of the world, including from 7-time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton.

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The Mercedes driver and F1 GOAT took to his Instagram stories to congratulate the Warriors on their championship triumph.

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“Congrats Legends,” wrote the Mercedes driver on his story while congratulating the NBA champions.

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The win was especially sweet for the team from the West Coast as they beat Celtics in Boston in an enthralling and entertaining Game 6. Celtics made a lightning start to the game and took an early and incisive lead.

But slowly but surely, the Warriors clawed back into the game with their precise play. And it was their star player and talisman, Steph Curry, who once again put in an incredible performance in the NBA Finals.

Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry expresses his emotion after his fourth win

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After taking the lead in the first half, the West Coast giants never really looked back, and they left the Celtics chasing them in the whole game. Steph Curry was once again named the Finals MVP after scoring 34 points in Game 6 and carrying his team. Curry was emotional after the match and mentioned that this win hits a bit differently.

Jun 13, 2022; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots the ball against Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) in game five of the 2022 NBA Finals at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

“This one hits different for sure, just knowing what the last three years have meant, what it’s been like from injuries to changing of the guard in the rosters, Wiggs coming through, our young guys carrying the belief that we could get back to this stage and win, even if it didn’t make sense to anybody when we said it, all that stuff matters,” said Curry.

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The win surely confirms Curry’s status as one of the greatest players of all time. He’s just one behind the great Kobe Bryant and two behind GOAT Michael Jordan. It would be interesting to see if, in the coming years, he can lead the Warriors to more NBA glory. Given his age, he can surely have a shot at matching Jordon’6 NBA Titles.

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Devang Chauhan

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Devang Chauhan is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication, he has a keen eye for writing engaging and detailed articles on F1. Previously a writer for Sports Social's 'Chase Your Sport' Magazine, Devang has been an ardent follower of the sport for over a decade and has attended two editions of the Indian Grand Prix.

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