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Video: Steph Curry’s game-winner in slow motion

The shot so nice it deserves the slow-mo treatment.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State Warriors Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

In case you missed it, Steph Curry played the hero on Saturday night, hitting the game-winning layup to propel the Golden State Warriors past the Los Angeles Clippers 129-127.

Curry was about 35 feet from the hoop with under five seconds remaining of a tied game, when he started to put the moves on LA big man Montrezl Harrell, who had been switched onto the two-time MVP. Starting near the sideline, Curry crossed Harrell over, and darted towards the lane. Once in the paint he jumped off his wrong foot so as to shield the ball from the trailing defender, and laid the ball up and in, leaving just five-tenths of a second remaining.

It was poetry in motion. And it’s even more poetic in slow motion, where you can see the mastery that allowed him to not only get by Harrell, but keep his shot from getting blocked. It’s also offers the perfect view of his celebration with fans and teammates.

The game-winner capped off a 42-point night for the superstar, making it a pretty special day. If you want the real speed video, complete with Bob Fitzgerald’s call, here it is: