Warriors’ Steph Curry Explains His Outburst During Game against Clippers

Published 03/12/2021, 4:18 AM CST
Mar 7, 2021; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) competes during the NBA All-Star 3 Point Contest at State Farm Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports


Steph Curry is one of the best players in NBA history, and he is one of the most gifted scorers in the league. While his shooting is what gets most of the plaudits from the world, Curry brings so much more to the table. Curry is one of the best leaders in the NBA, and fans saw a glimpse of this in the Warriors’ recent loss to the Clippers.

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Steph Curry motivating his team

The LA Clippers handed the Warriors a big blowoff loss tonight. During the game, Steph Curry could be seen shouting at his teammates, trying to motivate them to play better during the game. After the game, Curry said, “It’s always about what’s happening in the moment. That’s just basketball. Trying to bring competitiveness and leadership in different type of ways.”

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Steph Curry has been struggling to lead the Warriors by himself. While he has been playing excellent basketball, the rest of the team has not produced similar results. Curry has been playing at an MVP level, but other players on the team have not replicated good numbers on a regular basis. The closest to play at a consistent level has been Draymond Green, and that’s on the defensive end.

Curry is playing at an MVP level

This season, Steph Curry has been replicating numbers from his MVP season and is currently averaging 29 points, 6 assists, and 5 rebounds. Furthermore, he’s averaging 93% from the free-throw line, and 41% from the three-point line. Curry’s numbers have been excellent and have earned him MVP considerations for the season.

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Mar 7, 2021; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates with his wife Ayesha Curry after winning the NBA All-Star 3 Point Contest at State Farm Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Currently, the Warriors are fighting for a playoff position this season. They are currently the 10th seed, with a 19-19 record so far. They need to push forward if they want to secure a playoff position without a play-in game. The Western Conference is very tough at the moment, and the Warriors need to do better going forward.

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Can the Warriors reach the playoffs this season? Steph Curry will have to work even harder this season if he wants to bring the Warriors back to playoff contention. Currently, the team is on track to take part in the play-in games this season.

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy is an NBA & NFL journalist for EssentiallySports, before which he worked at BusinessWorld magazine. He has been a fan of Basketball for over 10 years now, since Shaquille O’Neal was a Phoenix Suns player. During his time at Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, he started a sports magazine for the college called the Overtime Tribune and hosted the Overtime Tribune Podcast until he graduated.

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