Stephen Curry turned in an MVP-worthy performance, Klay Thompson snapped out of his shooting funk and the Golden State Warriors rolled past the Memphis Grizzlies 98-78 on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series.
Mike Conley returned just eight days after having facial surgery to score 22 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies used a smothering defensive effort to beat the Golden State Warriors 97-90 on Tuesday night, evening the Western Conference semifinals 1-1.
The Warriors have been on a roll this season, and merchandise sporting the team’s logo is tops in the NBA.
The Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry spoke about his biggest influences during an emotional speech in accepting his NBA Most Valuable Player Award on Monday.
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry won the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award Monday, beating out Houston’s James Harden in a race that turned out not to be that close.
Some called him too small. Others too fragile. Now, Stephen Curry has another label: NBA MVP.
Stephen Curry had 22 points and seven assists, and the Golden State Warriors wore down the undermanned Memphis Grizzlies in a 101-86 victory in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Sunday.
The 2009 NBA draft brought Steph Curry and a new age of basketball to the Warriors but one basketball analyst didn’t forecast a very bright future for the Davidson point guard.
Stephen Curry scored 40 points, including a 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation to complete a 20-point, fourth-quarter comeback, and the Golden State Warriors beat New Orleans 123-119 in overtime Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.
The rest of the awards will be doled out over the next few days. The Warriors aren’t expected to be as competitive in the Most Improved Player or Rookie of the Year categories, but the other key individual awards could all go to the dubs.