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Stephen Curry, for the first time in his career, called for an alley-oop lob in the Memphis Grizzlies - Golden State Warriors game. Is he insane for calling for a lob? Would Kevin Durant deliver the lob? Would he throw down the dunk? Watch for the answers, along with a breakdown of the Warriors Weave play leading to the lob call.

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Stephen Curry, for the first time in his career, called for an alley-oop lob in the Memphis Grizzlies - Golden State Warriors game. Is he insane for calling for a lob? Would Kevin Durant deliver the lob? Would he throw down the dunk? Watch for the answers, along with a breakdown of the Warriors Weave play leading to the lob call.

Durant lobs to Curry for the alley-oop dunk??

Stephen Curry, for the first time in his career, called for an alley-oop lob in the Memphis Grizzlies - Golden State Warriors game. Is he insane for calling for a lob? Would Kevin Durant deliver the lob? Would he throw down the dunk? Watch for the answers, along with a breakdown of the Warriors Weave play leading to the lob call. By @EricApricot. More videos and full articles at http://tinyurl.com/ericapricot

Posted by Golden State of Mind on Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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Drew Shiller added:

The Instagram account @warriorstalk posted the video with the caption: “Steph called for the lob. #Icon”

Shortly after the game against the Memphis Grizzlies ended, KD left the comment: “Nah son go ahead and lay that lol.” A terrific response from the two-time Finals MVP.

According to NBA.com, Curry has never attempted an alley-oop dunk in his career. But he did make an alley-oop layup once back in 2015-16.

Somebody needs to find that footage ...

Bonus: Warriors haters

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On the issue of Steph dunking...

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When Steph goes up for a dunk, you think

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  • 35%
    Throw it down, little man, throw it down!
    (108 votes)
  • 2%
    whatever
    (7 votes)
  • 10%
    I hope Steph doesn’t embarrass himself
    (33 votes)
  • 44%
    BY THE ALL-SEEING EYE OF ODIN, PROTECT THAT MAN’S ANKLES
    (134 votes)
  • 6%
    Is Carmelo *really* about to destroy his fifth straight team?
    (20 votes)
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