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Sport Stephen Curry on 'amazing' Kevin Durant: We could talk about him all night

16:00  07 june  2018
16:00  07 june  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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You can find clever and funny memes and gifs and first quarter overreactions flooding the timeline night after night during the season. That all changed about a week ago when I saw parts of Warriors Twitter arguing among themselves about Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant and the dynamics of the team.

Stephen Curry was short of his best in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, but the Warriors star hailed teammate Kevin Durant for his stunning performance against the Cavaliers.

Durant rained in 43 points and contributed 13 rebounds as the defending champions took a 3-0 lead in the series thanks to a 110-102 win on the road Wednesday.

Curry, who set an NBA Finals record by draining nine 3-point attempts in Game 2, was well below par, finishing with just 11 points on 3-of-16 shooting, while he was 1 for 10 from beyond the arc.

Instead it was left to Durant to lead the Warriors to within one win of retaining the title, and Curry was fulsome in his praise of the game-winner.

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"For the last two years, I've been playing alongside Kevin Durant. He's an amazing talent, an amazing player. He does amazing things every night," Curry said.

"We all feed off each other, so tonight was not my night offensively, it was his night. But this moment is great and you encourage each other along the way - we appreciate what we bring out of each other.

"We could talk about him all night. He was amazing."

Stephen Curry holding a basketball: Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry © Getty Images Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry

On finally making a 3-pointer after several misses, Curry added: "It was a crazy night all the way around and I didn't have anything going offensively.

"I tried to still play with energy and tried to do the little things here and there to help the team, but to get one, one good shot down the stretch and still have confidence in myself to knock it down ...

"My teammates were talking to me the whole game, which was helpful. Thankfully that last one went in."

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