Curry: “It was the match I needed and the whole team played very well”

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The base Stephen Curry recognized after the great victory that the Warriors of Golden State obtained (126-85) before the Rockets of Houston that was the party that needed to complete in order to recover its condition of leader encestador within the equipment.

“I had not been good in the previous matches, I was missing something, but tonight with the support of my teammates and especially the fans, who were wonderful again, I felt full from the second part,” Curry said. who contributed 35 points and six rebounds. “The way the followers act gives you confidence to make the open shots that your teammates put on you.”

Curry acknowledged that it is a “great” and “special” moment how followers respond after scoring a basket and that is what motivates him to do things better and better.

“I was looking for it in the first half, I had a lot of opportunities and I did not do well, but in the third quarter everything changed and when I scored the seven shots I made, it changed everything for me and the team,” said Curry. he scored 18 points during that quarter. “I’ve been doing it for the first two games that I recognize left me somewhat frustrated.”

For his part, star forward Kevin Durant, who contributed 25 points, dominated six balls under the rings and distributed six assists as second highest scorer, admitted that the key was in the way he reacted with his offensive game Curry, but also the defense what all the companions did

“The team came out mentalized that we needed to win, play good defense and help Curry to be effective in the attack,” Durant said. “As soon as we showed that consistency in the field, everything began to be in our favor.”

For his part, the coach of the Warriors, Steve Kerr, reiterated that they had achieved the victory they needed, but they were in the middle of a very difficult elimination.

“We increased the intensity of our game, adjusted the defensive effort and that was the key to making better basketball than in the second game,” said Warriors coach Steve Kerr. “It’s always important to start the series in your field with victory, but also if you do it playing good basketball is a double reason for satisfaction.”

However, Kerr reiterated that the tie is far from over because the Rockets are a team that has all the resources to win at any time. efe