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Video Quiz 5: Celebration Hands

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#5 in a mini-series of quizzes on the Warriors’ sign language when celebrating baskets.

NBA: Golden State Warriors at Philadelphia 76ers
way up high, way down low — too slow
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We’ll start with Quiz 5, then share the answers to Quiz 4.

Quiz 5 Question

Question (3 pts): what kind of play is being celebrated here? Be as specific as possible.

This is also a little subtle, so here are a few examples.

First, the bench doing it.

Now Stephen Curry flashes a left hand version.

And Curry again with the right hand.

And the bench again with a twisty version and JaVale coming in late.

Extra Credit (2 pts): In the two bench clips, name all the bench players doing the celebration and also name the seasons.

Answers coming Monday. You only get credit for your extra credit answer if you post it in the comments.


Quiz 4 Question

Question (2 pts): what kind of play is being celebrated here?

One by the bench:

One by Stephen Curry:

Curry goggles
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Extra Credit: name the exact game and time of the Curry picture. You only get credit if you post the answer in the comments.


Quiz 4 Answers

Here are the full clips.

You can see that the goggles sign means that someone had great vision and made a great pass. And last one was from the 2017 Finals Game 2, Q3.4:51.