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Watch Stephen Curry pour in 51 points in only 3 quarters of work. We analyze the Wizards defensive issues all around that let Curry go bananas. Co-starring Kevin Durant, Steve Kerr, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Jordan Bell and George Michael.

NBA: Washington Wizards at Golden State Warriors
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Game Notes

Here are some notes that I took during the game:

  • Steph just scored I think 11 points in about a minute and they were all increasingly nuts, ending with a logo shot.
  • (Don’t want to jinx this, but what was so scary about 15-16 was that Steph started hot. Steph watchers know he gets hotter as the season goes on...)
  • Hahahaha, Steph then hit another heat check 3, then he threw in a teardrop that might have scraped the ceiling.
  • Whatever the record for points in 2 minutes is, Steph must be close.
  • Here’s the thing. You know if any other star went nuts like this in Q1, you keep feeding him. Now defers 3.5 minutes in Q2 before taking his first shot. I guess it’s probably best for getting the whole team going, but...
  • Kerr doing everything he can to ensure Steph doesn’t come back. He’s playing the Shaunpton Five early in the 4th, trying to close it out.
  • Steph had 51 points on only 24 shots.
  • Steph in postgame made sure to mention his missed layups, KD’s great game and that Klay’s shot was coming back. He also says he was shrugging at Quinn.
  • Hahaha, Steph responds, “Kerr’s lying. I had to make 10 of those before he was okay with it.”
  • KD says he was telling Steph not to pass and instead to go be creative, that Steph is an artist...
  • Scary thing is Steph wasn’t looking for his shot most of the game. He had TWO shots in the first 7:30. He didn’t shoot for the first 2:30 on re-entry in Q2. It took KD and others egging him on before Steph started chucking.

Video Analysis

Watch Stephen Curry pour in 51 points in only 3 quarters of work. We analyze the Wizards defensive issues all around that let Curry go bananas. Co-starring Kevin Durant, Steve Kerr, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Jordan Bell and George Michael.

Stephen Curry Scores 51 Points in 3 Quarters

Watch Stephen Curry pour in 51 points in only 3 quarters of work. Co-starring Kevin Durant, Steve Kerr, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Jordan Bell and George Michael.

Posted by Golden State of Mind on Friday, October 26, 2018

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Steph Curry will be

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  • 41%
    voted MVP
    (150 votes)
  • 37%
    in the Top 5 of MVP votes
    (134 votes)
  • 8%
    will get votes, but not near the top
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    will get no votes
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    will be edged out for MVP by Patrick McCaw
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