"That shot was Jordan-esque," Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said postgame in San Antonio.
The eight-time NBA Champion (as player and coach) referring to a circus layup Curry made in the final minutes of the first quarter in the Warriors' game against the Spurs.
All-angles of Steph's jaw-dropping circus lay-up! 😳@warriors | #DubNation pic.twitter.com/l5JTWV11ql- NBA (@NBA) February 10, 2021
Curry started the game, the second of a back-to-back and finale of the team's four-game Texas road trip, on fire, dropping 12 points in the first quarter.
The back-and-forth game was close all through the first half. Then, in the third quarter, the visitors opened it up by outscoring the hosts 36-20 and Curry had 16 of those including this buzzer-beating 3:
¯\_(ツ)_/¯@StephenCurry30 || #NBAAllStar https://t.co/esoV42KVpv pic.twitter.com/2gbN5VnezZ- Golden State Warriors (@warriors) February 10, 2021
That three was Curry's fourth of the game, extending his streak of knocking down at least four 3-pointers to 12 games - tied for the second-longest in the NBA history and also ties the longest of Curry's career.
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At the final horn, he finished with 32 points in 32 minutes on 11-of-20 shooting from the field, 4-of-10 from long distance, and 6-of-8 from the free-throw line. He was one of seven Warriors to score in double figures as they comfortably beat the Spurs 114-91, avenging a close loss just 24 hours earlier.
Through 25 games this season, Curry is averaging 29.6 points per game - second-best in the league.
Stephen Curry has scored 741 points this season. Only Michael Jordan has scored more through his team's first 25 games at age 32 or older in NBA history. pic.twitter.com/8GhSraVqVN- ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) February 10, 2021
The win helps the Warriors cap off their road trip 2-2, and improve to 13-12 while the Spurs dropped to 14-11.
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