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After Stephen Curry’s historic 54-point performance against the Knicks in Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, the praise coming in from others has been relentless. Here is a collection of what has been said about Curry’s big night:
“Incredible by Steph. I have never been a part of anything like that in my life. He was uncanny. Unbelievable.”
“He put on a clinic. He knocked down shots in all areas. I’ve seen a lot of great performances in his building and his goes up there. That shooting performance was a thing of beauty.”
Purvis Short, who put up 59 and 57 points for the Warriors in 1984:
“I thought it was a magnificent performance. I think every player dreams of playing in New York and having your best game ever. He had every thing clicking.” [...]
“That’s unbelievable. That’s why he is who he is. He’s a tremendous shooter. Excellent techniques. With the way he can put the ball in the basket, it’s tremendous. As a shooter, those are the games you work h
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Stephen Curry was out to make a statement -- a day after getting treated like the Hulk smashing Loki in The Avengers. Curry scored a career-high 54 points and hit 11 3-pointers Wednesday. That's a franchise record. Unfortunately for him, it wasn't enough. Golden State fell 109-105to to the New York Knicks.
Curry added six rebounds, seven assists and three steals in a...
On the biggest stage of basketball, Stephen Curry goes off for a career high 54 points (18 of 28), 11 of 13 from beyond the arc, 7 assists and 6 rebounds in the 4 point loss to the New York Knicks. He is the only player in NBA history to score 50 plus points on 10 plus made threes. Even though the Warriors did not get the result they would have liked, Curry made a huge statement...
After being tossed like a rag doll twice on national television, the best way to overcome the public embarrassment is by playing lights out the following day.
Stephen Curry was unstoppable yesterday. With his ankle properly secure to his body, Curry couldn’t miss from behind the three-point line last night against the New York Knicks. Curry dropped 54 points, with a total of...
While most of the attention from the Warriors loss to the Pacers was centered on the skirmish between the two teams that resulted in Stephen Curry getting tossed to the hardwood. We don’t want to forget Steph was lighting it up for the Warriors. Curry hit seven threes and scored 38 points. He was 7 out of 10 in three point land.
His shot is perfection. You can hear the ball...
DIDN'T SEE YA THERE
Stephen Curry was having a monster game. He just busted yet another insane 3-pointer to push the Warriors on top late. It’s fair to say he was so giddy and preoccupied with apparently having seizure that he just totally missed Draymond Green trying to give him some dap. Getting left hanging is pretty much how Warriors fans feel after that loss. [GIF via cjzero]
Steph Curry was so unconscious Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, he couldn’t even be bothered to high five his own teammates during his historic 54-point performance. The lasting image of the night was Curry strutting back on defense — after a three gave the Warriors a 100-99 lead — and blowing right past teammate Draymond Green, who was primed and ready for the what...
Stephen Curry‘s 54-point explosion at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night earned the Warriors guard a lot of new fans. Already widely considered one of the greatest shooters ever, Curry drew praise from many as the best shooter in the game today. At least, that was how Celtics coach Doc Rivers sees it.
If Curry is the clear-cut choice as the best pure shooter in the game,...
Warriors 105 Knicks 109
Tonight was an instant classic at MSG. If you like basketball, this game was for you. The Warriors Stephen Curry put on a 3-point show, while the Knicks Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass all night. In the end, Steph Curry and his Warriors could not get past the Knicks tough defense in the closing minutes of the game. New York forced 2 key turnovers...
Madison Square Garden is a place where players want to leave their mark. Michael Jordan scored 55 points one night back in 1995 and Kobe Bryant went a few points better and dropped 61 points in 2009. Now Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry produced the third highest point total at MSG when he scored 54 points against the New York Knicks.
Curry played all 48 minutes and had...
Fifty-four points. Eleven 3-pointers. Eleven for 13 from 3-point land, and 64 percent field goal shooting overall. One very, very pretty stroke.
If anyone doubted that Stephen Curry was one of the best shooters in the NBA, Wednesday night’s game was a testament that they should think again.
The Celtics get the next look at Curry and the Warriors, on Friday night, and there’s...
Stephen Curry cemented himself in Madison Square Garden history with his 54 point, 11-13 from behind the arc game on Wednesday, Feb. 27. The performance marked the Garden’s third highest point total in it’s long, decorated history, behind Jordan’s famous 55 in 1995, and Kobe’s incredible 61 in 2009. Curry may have proved no one in the game has as pure of a shot as he recently...
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Avery Bradley had played a little more than half Curry’s 42 minutes, but it seemed like he was still guarding the Golden State shootist after the clubs left the parquet floor.
“He’s tough,” said Curry, a...
The season has not been kind to the Boston Celtics.
They have not been playing up to their potential and that's partially due to getting bit hard by the injury bug. The injuries cost them depth in the back-court and put a lot of added responsibility on Avery Bradley. AB had his coming out party last year, earning the reputation of a tenacious defender. Most Celtics fans will...
The Celtics didn't play tonight, but for anyone who didn't pay attention to the rest of the NBA landscape as a result of that - you missed out. Let's list the insane things that happened tonight, shall we?
1. Curry scores 54. Stephen Curry channeled a combination of Larry Bird, Bernard King and (insert ridiculous NBA scorer here) tonight at MSG, going for 54 points on...
The Boston Celtics got revenge for the last game against the Warriors, beating them 94-86 and limiting Stephen Curry to 27% shooting
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KG had a game that was good on one end and bad on the other. He did a good job defensively in terms of protecting...