NBA Finals: Stephen Curry Helps Golden State Warriors Win 7th NBA Title

NBA Finals: Stephen Curry Helps Golden State Warriors Win 7th NBA Title

Stephen Curry’s superb performance put the Golden State Warriors in the crown of the seventh NBA Finals on Thursday, winning the series 4-2 with a 103-90 victory over the Boston Celtics. Warriors Talisman Curry delivered another masterpiece with 34 points, seven assists and seven rebounds as Golden State clinched its fourth title in eight years to silence Boston’s rogue TD Garden.

Curry, 34, has been named the most valuable player in the NBA Finals since his victory – a four-time NBA champion for the first time.

“I’m so proud of my group. I thank God every day that I had the opportunity to play this game with some amazing people,” an emotional Curry later said.

“That’s what it’s all about, especially after what we’ve been through for the last three years.”

The win completes a dramatic return to the NBA for the Warriors, the worst record in the league just two seasons ago as the franchise struggled with injuries and the departure of key players.

“At the start of the season, nobody thought we’d be here – except for everyone on the court at the moment. That’s a fact,” Curry added.

“We were a long way from that. We hit the rock with injuries and the long road ahead to work, trying to fill in the right pieces with the right guys.

“You will never take it lightly because you never know when you will be back here.”

Delaware Warriors coach Steve Kerr admitted that his fourth championship of the Golden State coaching era was the most unexpected.

“That may not be the most likely,” Kerr said. “But I revolve around superstars – and good things happen if you revolve around superstars.”

Boston coach Ime Udoka said his team paid the price for another high turnover count.

“Look at the numbers again,” Adoka said. “Give them 20 plus on turnover, 20 plus on other chance points. Don’t give yourself that chance.”

Adoka said the Celtics locker room was “emotional” after the loss.

“It’s painful,” Adoka said. “It will hurt for a while … obviously reaching your ultimate goal and losing a few games will hurt.

“There are a lot of guys out there, very emotional right now.”

– Fast start –

Curry, who has always been at the forefront of the Warriors’ journey since 2015, made a balanced offensive effort as the Golden State became the second visiting team to lift the trophy on Boston’s home court after the 1985 Los Angeles Lakers.

Andrew Wiggins came up with a brilliant all-round display with 18 points, six rebounds, four steels and three blocks, while veterans Clay Thompson and Dreammond Green won with 12 points. Jordan Poole added 15 from the bench.

Jaylen Brown topped Boston’s scoring with 34 points, while Al Horford added 19 points.

During the first two quarters, a fast game in favor of the Golden State turned decisively.

The Celtics, trying to force a Game Seven, opened with intent, giving the Warriors an early 14-2 lead.

But Boston’s quick start signaled a brilliant burst of Golden State, tightening its defenses to secure key stops and then looking for a goal at the other end.

After reducing Boston’s lead to 22-16 by six points, the Warriors retreated, with Green, Curry and Poole scrambling for three points to give Golden State a 27-22 lead at the end of the first quarter. gone.

Two more Pool 3 pointers in the opening moments of the second quarter helped the Warriors take a 15-point lead, taking a 37-02 lead after 21-0, the largest run in NBA Finals history.

The Warriors held a 15-point lead at halftime, taking a 54-39 lead at the break.

The Cree Arc looked very comfortable going forward, and a three-step retreat from 28 feet gave the Warriors a 72-50 lead – their biggest of the night in the third quarter by a margin of 22 points. Superiority

But Boston refused to surrender, and Harford brought the Garden crowd to their feet after a lay-up and a free throw took the Celtics 74-65 within nine points of the Warriors.

Green calmed the Warriors’ nerves with an ice-cold jumper from 21 feet to ensure the Warriors would take advantage of double digits in the final quarter, 76-66.

The Celtics once again outscored the Warriors, but whenever they reached the singles, Golden State managed to find a big game to extend their lead.

On the fourth path came an important path. A brown three-pointer reduced the Warriors’ lead to just eight points at 86-78, but Wiggins then went into the corner three to make it 89-78 and Green cleared the Warriors 13 with a sting.

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This margin was maintained as the Warriors celebrated their seventh title.

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