For much of the last three months, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been the betting favorite to take home the NBA MVP title. But after a 42 point outburst by LeBron James against the Dubs Thursday night, it appears King James may defend his throne.
While Stephen Curry and the league-leading Golden State Warriors easily handled the LeBron James-less Cleveland Cavaliers last month, Thursday night’s showdown should provide a much better indication of how these heavyweights stack up.
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Coming out of the All-Star break, the Golden State Warriors are seen by many as the favorites among Las Vegas bookies (After 37 years in the Bay Area I can’t believe I just wrote that line). And the short odds apparently aren’t scaring away many bets.
Warriors star Stephen Curry has a special bond with his fans and to his roots in North Carolina. At the All-Star weekend in New York, the 3-point king directed his love at the family of the a supporter killed during last week’s shooting in Chapel Hill.
Stephen Curry bested Warriors teammate Klay Thompson and six others to win his first 3-point contest, and LaVine took home the dunk competition during a memorable All-Star Saturday night.
Stephen Curry has arrived. If winning the All-Star Game fan voting wasn’t evidence enough, now the surging apparel brand Under Armor is making him the face of their biggest advertising push ever, with a supporting role played by Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx.
When the Warriors visited Philadelphia on Monday night, pitching phenom Mo’ne Davis was in the front row watching warmups. Cameras were rolling as Curry handed over a program and got a signature from Davis – who was wearing a Curry jersey.
Draymond Green had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors beat the New York Knicks 106-92 on Saturday night to give Steve Kerr a win in his first game coaching in the arena he nearly called home.
Stephen Curry had 25 points and seven assists, and the Golden State Warriors snapped a two-game skid with a 106-87 win over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night.