Stephen Curry, the Golden State Warriors star player, has joined a prestigious club of NBA players with his historic scoring performance in the postseason. After losing two games at the Golden 1 Center, the 2-time MVP led his team to a comfortable 114-97 win in Game 3 and continued his impressive form in Game 4, recording 32 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists in a valuable 126-125 win.
Through the first four games of the 2023 postseason, Curry put up a total of 126 points, ranking third among any player aged 35 or older in the first four games of any playoff. The only two players that the GSW’s shifty guard trails are Michael Jordan with 144 points and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with 133 points.
Stephen Curry has scored 126 points this postseason.
Among players age 35 or older, only 2 players have scored more through their team’s first 4 games of a postseason:
🐐Michael Jordan in 1998 (144)
🐐Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1983 (133) pic.twitter.com/x8aADDvMhe
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) April 24, 2023
Curry’s impressive average of 32 points per game on a 49/40/95 shooting split at the age of 35 is simply remarkable, and NBA Twitter couldn’t stop praising the 6-foot-3 sharpshooter. However, despite Curry’s outstanding performance, the Warriors can only win if he continues to produce such outings, and his teammates also step up their game.
The Warriors, who are the defending champions, have had a rough start to the series against their rivals. Still, with Curry’s exceptional form, they have a good chance of turning the series around. However, they will need to keep up the momentum and improve their team performance to come out on top.
Curry’s achievement puts him in the same category as two of the greatest NBA players of all time, Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, which is an impressive feat. If he continues to perform at this level, he may very well lead his team to another championship and cement his place in the history of the game.
Stephen Curry and the Warriors survive nail-biter against Kings to tie playoff series at 2-2
The Golden State Warriors managed to even their first-round Western Conference playoff series against the Sacramento Kings, winning Game 4 by a single point. The game was a back-and-forth affair, with the home team once again coming out on top.
Stephen Curry continued his exceptional postseason, scoring 32 points, grabbing five rebounds, and dishing out four assists. Draymond Green also had a notable performance, coming off the bench after being suspended for Game 3 and finishing with 10 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists, and two steals.
The Kings had their chances to pull out the victory but ultimately came up short. De’Aaron Fox led the way for Sacramento with 38 points, nine rebounds, and five assists, while rookie Keegan Murray had a breakout game, finishing with 23 points and seven rebounds. With at least one more game in the series set to be played in Sacramento, the Warriors will need to find a way to win on the road to advance to the next round.