Take that, Charles Barkley. You know, Sir Charles who said that the Golden State Warriors’ Steph Curry “is just a great shooter, nothing more.”
Well, he got one part right.
Said shooting couldn’t have gotten greater than the def defying 3-point shot Curry sank from 32 feet out with seconds left in overtime last night, effectively muting all that Oklahoma City Thunder, 121-118, in Oklahoma City.
From LeBron James: “@StephenCurry30 needs to stop it man!!!” And Dwyane Wade: “Curry is UNREAL,” on down to Kristaps Porzingis: “Is this real life?” The NBA had to give that man his props and took to social media to let it be known that Steph Curry got the shot—in real time.
@StephenCurry30 needs to stop it man!! He’s ridiculous man! Never before seen someone like him in the history of ball!
— LeBron James (@KingJames) February 28, 2016
Curry is UNREAL!!!!
— DWade (@DwyaneWade) February 28, 2016
is this real life?
— Kristaps Porzingis (@kporzee) February 28, 2016
Bleacher Report notes that Curry “finished with 46 points … went 12-of-16 from distance, which tied the record for most triples in a single game.” Oh, and he also “broke his own record for threes in a season, as he now stands at 288 total triples made.”
See the amazing shot below:
The shot. https://t.co/D6c12YjTus
— SLAM Magazine (@SLAMonline) February 28, 2016