Stephen Curry Sets Yet Another Personal Record as the First Player in NBA History to Accomplish This in 4 Consecutive Finals Games

Published 06/11/2022, 12:35 AM EDT
Mar 12, 2022; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) gestures after a basket during the first quarter against the Milwaukee Bucks at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

Game 4 of the NBA Finals lived up to all the expectations. The Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics battled it out till the final buzzer. At the end of the day, Stephen Curry put up a historic performance on a night his team needed it the most.

The three-point leader was on fire as he splashed buckets all over the best defense in the league. Putting up yet another huge performance, the history books took a liking to the Baby Face Assassin.

Being down 2-1 in the NBA Finals isn’t a position the Warriors are used to. Their journey started off by taking a loss at home which hadn’t happened in the playoffs so far. In addition, the Warriors had never seen a time being down 2-1 in the NBA Finals.

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Likewise, they needed to get back to winning ways to stay alive in the series. And with the light shining right on him, Curry swooshed all the expectations of the Warriors fans. Going off for one of his best displays in an NBA Finals game, Steph Curry grabbed himself yet another personal record.

Torching the Celtics from beyond the arc all series long, Curry did something no player has done in NBA Finals history.

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Stephen Curry can’t stop making history as he guides the Warriors to a Game 4 win

The Game 3 experience wasn’t one to remember for the Warriors. Not only did they take a loss, but the Celtics crowd got right into their heads. The pressure seemed to be mounting too much as the Celtics put their foot ahead in the series.

However, the championship pedigree knows the big stage like the back of their hand. To no one’s surprise, it was a Steph Curry masterclass that helped the Warriors win a close Game 4 and even the series.

On a night his peers needed him to get going, Curry took over. Putting up a mammoth 43 points, 10 rebounds, and 4 assists in Game 4, Steph took control on the road. Despite a tough Boston crowd rooting against him. He even made NBA history by becoming the first player to splash 5+ threes in four consecutive NBA Finals games.

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Helping the Warriors level up the series, Curry is on top of the mountain. He took revenge on the Celtics by stealing a game away from home. In addition to tying up the series, Curry is also leading the ladder for the Finals MVP, an award that has diminished his legacy so far.

With analysts constantly doubting the Chef in the big moments, tonight was proof that no moment is too big for Curry. Averaging 34.3 points 6.3 rebounds, and 3.8 assists in four games, Steph is on his best Finals run ever.

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Now with the action heading back to the Chase Center, Stephen Curry will have only one goal in his mind, to be one win away from his 4th NBA title. Where do you rank this performance of Steph Curry in the NBA Finals? Let us know in the comments below.

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Anuj Talwalkar

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Anuj Talwalkar is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He is a student studying at NM College in Mumbai, aspiring to pursue sports management to follow his love for sports. Anuj started following the NBA last year, and he loves to combine his passion for writing with his understanding of basketball.

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