Stephen Curry Takes Major Dig at Lakers, Nets and Other NBA Teams: “29 Other Teams Would’ve Probably Laid Down and Died”

Published 12/29/2021, 8:30 AM EST
November 21, 2021; San Francisco, California, USA; Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) dribbles the basketball against Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the second quarter at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports


The match between the Golden State Warriors and Denver Nuggets didn’t go in the favor of the former. On top of this, most of the Warriors’ roster has been placed under the NBA’s health and safety protocols. 

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After their win against the Suns, the Warriors were at the top of the Western Conference standings. However, with most of their team entering the health and safety protocols, owing to the current scenario, the team seemed to fumble against the Nuggets.

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Stephen Curry is pretty confident about his team

Due to the lack of players in the league as well as their health issues, it isn’t a good time right now for the Warriors. In addition to Andre Iguodala’s sore right knee, Draymond Green, Damion Lee, Moses Moody, Jordan Poole, Damion Lee, are all back to health and safety protocols. Moreover, Klay Thompson and James Wiseman are out due to their injuries.

In the midst of the team’s struggle to win, Stephen commented on Green’s importance to the team. He mentions how this is the first time they’ve been without him and he provides and offers so much to the team. 

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Oct 19, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots a ball against Los Angeles Lakers center DeAndre Jordan (10) during the first quarter at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kiyoshi Mio-USA TODAY Sports

In regards to teamwork, he mentioned:

It all kind of went wrong in the first half, but I love the way we fought because pretty sure we’re not a moral victory team, but 29 other teams probably would’ve laid down and died.

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Oct 26, 2021; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots a three point shot against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second quarter at Paycom Center. Mandatory Credit: Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports

After that, he stated that his team’s effort to tie the game in the first half was impressive. The absence of players is obviously causing Warriors to struggle. Rearranging players every time a game begins can be a difficult task and disrupt the coordination of players.

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What do you think about the Warriors’ loss to the Nuggets? Are they making the most of what they have?

 

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Anshika Rai

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Anshika Rai is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication. Anshika has been following NBA for many years now.

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