6’2 Stephen Curry Throws ‘Too Little’ Jab at a Foot Taller Chet Holmgren

Published 11/18/2023, 9:54 PM EST

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Stephen Curry made his highly anticipated return tonight against the Oklahoma City Thunder. He had been out for two games due to a knee injury. Steph’s return has given the Warriors fans a glimmer of hope, as he has been their best player throughout the season. Before the injury, Steph was averaging 30.7 points per game.

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Upon his return, Steph made the headlines early in the game as the 6’2 guard threw the ‘Too Little’ jab at foot-taller OKC rookie Chet Holmgren.

Stephen Curry taunts Chet Holmgren with the ‘Too Little’ Celebration

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Stephen Curry is back, and he is having fun. Going head-to-head against the OKC Thunder, Steph’s teammate Dario Saric beat Chet Holmgren to the basket with a smooth spin move during the second quarter. Steph, who was sitting on the bench, got hyped and hit the 7’2 rookie with the ‘too little’ celebration. It was a hilarious reaction from the Warriors legend, considering Chet is a foot taller than him.

 

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That is not the first time Steph has gotten the better of Chet Holmgren. During their last in-season tournament encounter, the 4-time Champion hit a crazy high-arcing game-winning layup over the 7’2 rookie in a thrilling finish. Steph had to adjust his shot because Chet was ready to block it, leading to a crazy game-winner from the Chef.

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Stephen Curry and Co. are on a 5-game losing streak. They are currently ranked 10th in the Western Conference with a 6-7 losing record. A major reason for their recent struggles has been the absence of their superstars. Steph was out for two games before tonight due to a knee injury. And Draymond Green is serving his 5-game suspension after his actions against Rudy Gobert and the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Warriors started the season red-hot when they had their entire roster healthy and on the court.

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But their recent struggles have shown that even a single missing piece does a lot of damage to the Warriors’ season. Even in the last game, the Warriors got blown out by the Thunder as they did not have a consistent scorer in their line-up. Stephen Curry and Co. are looking to end their losing streak tonight against the OKC Thunder. They have their best player, Stephen Curry, back on the court, and that will help them regain their form from early in the season.

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Can the Warriors bounce back from their recent awful run?

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Rohan Bhaunt

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Rohan is an NBA Content Writer at EssentiallySports. He is a state-level basketball player and has been a fan of the NBA for over a decade. This allows him to deep dive into the sport and provide a fresh outlook.
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