Watch: Stephen Curry Puts the Rockets to Sleep With Yet Another Crazy Play

Published 11/20/2022, 10:57 PM EST
Nov 20, 2022; Houston, Texas, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots the ball during the third quarter against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Leave it to Stephen Curry to finish the job. The Golden State Warriors superstar is a gift that keeps on giving. His incredible performances have been masterclasses for many players. His games alone have been pure entertainment for fans to witness. Forbes once called him a wizard over a warrior for his truly magical performances.

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In the game between the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors, the latter won by a 7-point difference. However, Stephen Curry took the cake with his unbelievable game. Curry made the ball fly across the court late in the fourth quarter and scored a fadeaway three-pointer.

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Fans went wild after seeing Curry put the Rockets to sleep. It was definitely worth a ‘Night, Night’ celebration. Even on social media, people couldn’t stop lauding the reigning Finals MVP.

Here are some of the reactions from NBA Twitter:

Stephen Curry is the third-highest scorer in the league today. He is averaging 32.2 points per game so far this season and has a great shooting percentage as well.

After their narrow win against the Cleveland Cavaliers on 11 November, Curry told the media that it was significant to “find creative ways to finish”.

Stephen Curry bowls everyone over

He also made history alongside Klay Thompson and Andrew Wiggins to get a combined 23 three-pointers. This record is unprecedented, making it the first trio to get this tally in NBA history.

Nov 20, 2022; Houston, Texas, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives with the ball as Houston Rockets guard Jalen Green (4) defends during the third quarter at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Despite being on the other side of 30, he is arguably one player that defies age. His creativity in shooting, and dribbling mastery has made him the cut above the rest.

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But what is crucial is that the team also brings forth such inspired performances. ESPN‘s Stephen A. Smith said that the franchise needs to make their team tight and solid, “because you can’t waste Steph Curry playing like this”.

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The Golden State Warriors are not absent-minded about their golden boy though. Steve Kerr, the head coach of the Warriors, succinctly echoed what everyone felt about Stephen Curry. “You run out of adjectives to describe Steph’s play,” Kerr said.

What did you make of Curry’s three-point shot against the Rockets? Let us know in the comments below.

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Rekha Joly

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Rekha Joly is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. She earned a triple major in English, Journalism, and Psychology from St. Joseph's College, Bangalore.

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