Portland (USA), – The base Stephen Curry, of the Golden State Warriors, admitted that he had lived some end of the Western Conference full of emotion, good performances, which were very special and unique to have as a rival his younger brother Seth, who played as reserve for the Trail Blazers.
On this occasion Curry was not only the leader encestador since he also shone in all facets of the game at the end of the game with a triple-double of 37 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. The Warriors won in overtime by 117-119 and beat the series by a resounding 4-0.
“The whole team grew up when we needed it the most after suffering the losses of Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins,” said the oldest of the Curry brothers, who made history by being the first to meet in a playoff.
“The truth is that I have not thought too much about this aspect of the duel, although it has been something very special, especially for my parents, who will now have less nerves.”
Curry said he had asked for the shirt from his brother Seth at the end of the game, played at the Moda Center, because he wanted to have a “unique” memory of something he does not know if he can repeat.
“Playing against my brother and winning has been the best experience,” acknowledged the double winner of the MVP of the league. “Now everything in my family will return to normal and there will be so many nerves with my parents,” he joked.
The oldest of the Curry brothers, who continued in his line of beat marks established a new 106 playoff games in which he has achieved at least one triple and scored 81 consecutive staff shots until in the absence of 9:25 minutes of the fourth period failed one to finish the game with 8 out of 9.
Curry also managed for the fifth consecutive game to score at least 30 points, the best streak in his professional career.
“The truth is that I never think about that kind of statistics, before or after each game, my only concern is to do the best in the field and that my contribution can always help the team to win,” he said.
But statistics are an important part of NBA history and the oldest of the Curry brothers has become the sixth player who has scored 35 or more points in each of the first four games of a series.
Before that, the legendary Elgin Baylor, LeBron James (twice), Michael Jordan (twice), Bernard King and Jerry West (EFE).