“Splash Brothers” have known them all in five consecutive finals previously played together, the joys of three titles (2015, 2017, 2018), the disappointments of two losses (2016, 2019), severe injury to the left knee for Thompson and some. individual exploits to drive their successes. But 43 points scored by Curry (10 rebounds, 4 assists), 14/26 shots including 7/14 from distance, to lead his team almost alone to a decisive victory, synonymous with a 2-2 draw in this match intensive. series, is apart. All the more so since two days ago he had injured his left leg and the question was whether he would be in full possession of the faculties.
“He is one of the toughest guys I have ever played with. No matter how his opponents defend him, he does not care much. he just keeps doing what he knows how to do. It says a lot about his perseverance, his competition and what it really means to be a winner.said Thompson.He was incredible, he carried us on his back. (…) He showed why he is one of the best players to have ever played basketball“, added his team-mate Draymond Green. The top three-point scorer in history scored 7 on Friday, making him the only player to record at least five award-winning shots in each of the first four games of a final. .
“What he did is simply amazing. Boston has the best defense in the league. And for Steph, the patience of that kind of pressure during the game shows that he has never been so physically strong. That allows him to do what he does“, Synthesized his coach Steve Kerr. The interested party refused to say what place his evening “masterclass” occupies in his career:I do not list my performances. I’m happy I won the game. Especially knowing the sense of urgency that pushed us to stay alive in the series, regain the edge of the home field, and try to build momentum in our direction.”