Reigning NBA Finals MVP Stephen Curry continues to shine as he posted second consecutive 40-point game to help Golden State Warriors come from behind to hand Cleveland Cavaliers their third straight loss in the NBA 2022-23 regular season. In the fourth quarter on Friday night, the four-time NBA champion scored 15 points and stunned the fans at the Chase Center.
Donovan Mitchell-led Cleveland Cavaliers managed a four-point lead to end the first half of the game and continued leading by three points at the end of the third quarter. However, it was the last quarter when Curry turned his clutch mode on and the rest his history.
Steph Curry erupted for 15 points in the final quarter to beat the Cavs by five points in Friday night's game at the Chase Center. With less than one and a half minutes left in the game, the Warriors were trailing 98-95 to Cleveland and the 34-year-old point guard scored a three-pointer to equalize the game and stared at the Cavs bench.
With 35 seconds remaining into the game, Steph drilled another shot from beyond the arc to give a four-point lead to his side and eventually seized the game for the Dubs. Curry's former teammates Kevin Durant, Damion Lee and other Twitter users set the social network company abuzz following the Warriors point guard's spectacular play.
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As Curry scored the first three-pointer in the game against the Cavaliers, he became the first and the only player to make at least one three-point shot in 200 straight NBA regular-season games.