WATCH: Stephen Curry Ends His Shooting Slump With a Classic Look Away Three vs Celtics

Published 12/17/2021, 10:51 PM EST
Dec 14, 2021; New York, New York, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after a three point basket breaking the career record for total three pointers made during the during the first quarter against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY


Following a record-breaking night, Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors emerged victorious against the Boston Celtics. In a close battle, both teams were at their best. However, while Curry struggled all game long, he made a look away three. The Warriors improve to 24-5 for the season with his win.

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The Bay quickly asserted themselves as one of the best teams in the NBA after a dominating start to the season. Since then, they have kept up that momentum which all players stepping up. One player who became a major force is Andrew Wiggins. His aggressive nature complimented Stephen Curry brilliantly as the two continue to lead the Warriors.

Nov 26, 2021; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after a time out call by the Portland Trail Blazers during the second quarter at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

While the duo torched the Celtics for 57 points, Curry became a highlight man once again after a cold no look away three.

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Stephen Curry doesn’t need to look back

After becoming the three-point king of the NBA, Curry came in and did what he did best. Putting up 30 points against the Celtics, he hit some crucial buckets when the time came. However, he wasn’t at his best all game long. He missed 7 shots in a row at one point. In true Curry fashion, he broke that streak with a look-away three to put the Warriors up by 10.

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While the Warriors came up with the win, the Celtics did a great job in coming back. The Bay led by 20 points at one point. However, the Celtics fought their way back in and cut the game to just 2 points. A late-game floater by Curry and clutch free throws by Damion Lee sealed the win for the Warriors.

Curry and Wiggins were the leaders for the Bay yet again. Wiggins added 27 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists while shooting 71% from downtown. His offensive step-up came up big time in the Warriors’ win. Green was all over the game once again with 6 points,  5 rebounds, and 8 assists.

For the Celtics, Jayson Tatum led the way with 27 points, 8 rebounds, and 6 assists. Marcus Smart and Jaylen Brown combined for 39 points on the night. However, their 69% free throw shooting turned out to be the turning point in the game.

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With this win, do you think the Warriors are the team to win it all? 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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