The Golden State Warriors registered an thrilling 132-126 win over the Boston Celtics, with the Splash Brothers and the group’s younger core delivering their finest. Stephen Curry’s sixth three-pointer within the dying seconds of OT elevated the Dubs from a slim 127-126 lead to safe a much-needed victory at this juncture of the season.
In a post-game interview with NBCS, younger Dubs star Jonathan Kuminga mirrored on how final week’s group assembly helped increase the morale and shift the mentality of the younger gamers who confirmed up ultimately evening’s sport. JK is aware of effectively that the Warriors are a group stuffed with Hall-of-Famers, which makes dropping utterly unacceptable for the Dubs.
Highlighting the arrogance of the group, Kuminga mentioned, “We have a nice group and we acquired a lot of Hall-of-Famers within the group. They usually are not right here to lose a sport, they aren’t right here to lose like a rebuilding group or something like that. So, clearly, they’ve that confidence to on a regular basis come to work.”
The confidence exerted and instilled by the veterans within the group has clearly seeped into the youthful gamers of the roster. Proving that sentiment, Kuminga added, “Me and the remainder of the younger guys, we simply acquired tailored to that, to a level the place we don’t want to be dropping each sport. It turns into one thing the place it provides confidence to all people, motivation to come daily to work, and ensuring we get some wins.”
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This was the Warriors’ third straight win since dropping to the Los Angeles Clippers on December 14. Stephen Curry’s group assembly after that loss positively had an influence because the Dubs went on a three-game successful streak, defeating the Brooklyn Nets, the Portland Trail Blazers, and the Boston Celtics.
In the previous few video games, the Warriors have earned their victory principally within the dying minutes of the sport. All of that does assist them redeem their place as a clutch group as effectively. However, solely counting on offense is not going to clear up their issues earlier than contending for a prime playoff spot. At this level, the Dubs may want to work on their defensive methods to reclaim their dynasty standing once more within the league.
Stephen Curry as soon as motivated the Warriors forward of a Game 7 playoff matchup in opposition to the Sacramento Kings
The Warriors’ newfound confidence is akin to Stephen Curry motivating the Dubs forward of a Game 7 playoff matchup final season in opposition to the Sacramento Kings. The Warriors had simply misplaced Game 6 to the Kings at residence, whereby the group appeared fairly torpid and underwhelming. Curry’s passionate speech after the sport was sufficient of a motivating issue to provoke the group, bounce again, and clinch the collection 4-3 in opposition to the Kings.
Perhaps the assembly after the loss to the Clippers had the identical impact. Since the assembly, Klay Thompson has additionally been taking part in very well, scoring a powerful 24 factors, 4 rebounds, and 4 assists, within the sport in opposition to the Celtics final evening.
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Stephen Curry is blissful that the group is returning to its previous, successful methods after three explosive performances this week. Praising the Dubs in a post-game convention, the 4x champion mentioned, “It’s been like that for years now … They all the time discover one thing to nitpick and that’s as a result of there’s expectations for us to win.”
We are but to see whether or not the Warriors shall be ready to sustain the tempo this manner and bounce again for a prime playoff seed, or come down crashing, given they at present stand eleventh within the Western Conference, with a regarding 13-14 document.