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Amid Warriors’ Worsening Woes, Stephen Curry Finds a Ray of Joy in March Madness Domination

Published 03/17/2023, 12:50 AM EDT

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The 2023 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament is underway. And fans have already gotten to see a few upsets in the first round itself. With millions of viewers watching March Madness unfold, NBA players and legends too have become a part of it. And despite the Warriors struggling to win games this season, Stephen Curry has found some ray of joy during the tough time for Golden State.

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March Madness continues to give fans memorable moments as teams face off against each other in the first round. The Warriors’ star point guard made sure to give a shout-out to all the players representing ‘Team Curry’ in the NCAA tournament.

Stephen Curry in the March Madness spirit


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Stephen Curry went to his official Instagram page to share a post on his stories by ‘Team Curry.’ The post featured the top players who will be competing for the national championship in this year’s Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament.

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Curry shared the image which featured players like Garrett Hein from Furman, Louisiana State’s Themus Fulks, Charleston Cougars forward Raekwon Horton, forward from the Tennessee Volunteers Jonas Aidoo, and Arizona Wildcats forward Luke Champion.


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All five players represent ‘Team Curry’ which is sponsored by Stephen Curry and Under Armour. The four-time NBA champion captioned the post on his stories, “@teamcurry on the big stage.”

All five players and their teams will be competing head-to-head against other for a chance at the National Championship in this year’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament or March Madness.

How has the Warriors’ season been so far?

The Golden State Warriors are not in the spot they want to be in this year. The team has had to deal with adversities since the start of the season. It started off with the scuffle between Draymond Green and Jordan Poole.


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When that came to a close, fans, analysts and many others started doubting Klay Thompson. Thompson suffered major injuries which sidelined him from the court for two years.

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Even though Thompson gained his mojo back, the Warriors had to part ways with James Wiseman. Wiseman was touted as the missing piece in the Warriors dynasty. However, injuries and restricted playing time put an end to that.


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Now to top it all off, Stephen Curry suffered an injury last month while playing against the Dallas Mavericks. Though Curry eventually made his return, the team lost three straight games with him in the lineup.

So, it surely is good to see that there is something that has been keeping Curry’s spirit afloat during a tumultuous Warriors season.

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Written by:

Abhishek Dhariwal


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Abhishek Dhariwal is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. He earned his bachelor's degree in English Honors from St. Xavier's College and his master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from AAFT School of Mass Communication and Journalism.
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Pragya Vashisth