Steph Curry drills buzzer beater at half in Warriors-Lakers game
May 19, 2021, 8:47 PM
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During Wednesday night’s play-in game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors, Steph Curry made it clear that he came to play.
Curry hit an insane 3-pointer at the buzzer to put the Warriors up by 13 at the half.
STEPHEN CURRY #BigShot pic.twitter.com/5M7ZxUS3UA
— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) May 20, 2021
And of course, the internet went wild:
STEPH CURRY IS A CHEAT CODE! pic.twitter.com/Ty5AqmNV9e
— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) May 20, 2021
There are 3 stars in this @Lakers/@warriors play-in game. But only 1 has shown it…..and he doesn’t play for the @Lakers. Got news for y’all: Steph is just getting warmed up
— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) May 20, 2021
Steph Curry getting MVP chants here at Staples Center. Definitely a Warriors contingent in the crowd tonight.
— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) May 20, 2021
Steph! We got a ball game folks
— Kellan Olson (@KellanOlson) May 20, 2021
— Zach Harper (@talkhoops) May 20, 2021
RESPECT. STEPH. CURRY.
— Pardon My Take (@PardonMyTake) May 20, 2021
What a stop-and-stare player. So compelling to watch. #Steph
— Andrew Brandt (@AndrewBrandt) May 20, 2021
Steph just dribbled through every possible Laker to flip up that step-back at the buzzer.
He is your MVP.
— Rich Eisen (@richeisen) May 20, 2021
The guard posted a total 15 points through the first two quarters, while the Warriors kept Lakers stars LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Dennis Schröder to a combined total of 13 points.
The Warriors held a 55-42 lead at halftime.
The winner of this play-in game will become the No. 7 seed and match up against the Phoenix Suns in the first round of the playoffs. The loser will face off against the Memphis Grizzlies for a chance to hold the No. 8 seed.