Having Witnessed Stephen Curry Rip Through His Championship Dream, Jayson Tatum Is Still Surprised by Warriors’ 35YO’s Confidence

Published 10/14/2023, 12:45 AM EDT

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There are certain aspects of Stephen Curry’s game that still manage to astonish not just fans but players. Curry has worked hard on his skills in order to outperform his opponents. The amount of work that The Chef puts in to better himself can seem daunting at times. The drills he performs in practice and the time spent on the hardwood floor just go to show the dedication he has for the game.

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Yet, Jayson Tatum was still surprised by the 35-year-old’s confidence on the court. Having his championship dreams ripped apart at the hands of The Chef, Tatum could not help but give a shout-out to Stephen Curry.

Jayson Tatum was astonished by Stephen Curry’s confidence

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The Boston Celtics faced off against the Golden State Warriors in the 2022 NBA Finals. The first four games were split evenly between the two teams before the Warriors put their foot down and won two in a row to take home the championship.

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Jayson Tatum and the rest of the Celtics squad had amazing performances in the NBA Finals. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough to outperform Stephen Curry and the rest of the Warriors’ roster.

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As the preseason games are underway, the 35-year-old Stephen Curry has shown no signs of slowing down. And it seems as if he’s already back to his antics before the regular season starts.

Tatum recently uploaded a video on his Instagram stories of Curry shooting a three in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers. But what surprised Tatum even more was Curry’s confidence after shooting the three, something fans have become privy to seeing.

Curry shot the three and started running back on defense. He did not bother to look back to make sure that the shot went in or not. Tatum captioned the video, “Nah Yo. He never turned to see it go in.”

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The ongoing legacy of Stephen Curry

Even after multiple years of greatness, Stephen Curry somehow manages to mesmerize the crowd wherever he goes. And in this instance, he had Jayson Tatum, a four-time All-Star absolutely awestruck.

This just goes to show the impact he has had on current players and adds to Curry’s greatness as an athlete. Even though Curry ended his championship aspirations, Tatum could not help but applaud his on-court skills and confidence.

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Let’s see if Jayson Tatum and the rest of the Boston Celtics try to get the upper hand this season on the Warriors with their new squad.

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