Along with holding the top two spots on the NBA leaderboard in scoring, both Curry and Durant are coming off Western and Eastern Conference Player of the Week awards.
In a primetime battle, Curry quickly answered the bell. The two-time former Most Valuable Player went to work in the opening frame, scoring 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting from the field to go along with two assists and two steals. Curry caught fire from deep to start the game, drilling four 3-pointers in the first quarter.
Curry stayed hot from beyond the arc throughout the game, recording nine 3-pointers on 9-of-14 shooting from long distance. A flurry of Curry’s triples came from near the logo in Brooklyn.
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While helping lead the Warriors to a 117-99 win over the Nets, the seven-time All-Star finished the contest with a game-high 37 points on 12-of-19 shooting from the field with seven rebounds, five assists, two steals and a block in 29 minutes.
Along with getting loud cheers and MVP chants from the fans at Barclays Center, Curry’s performance caught the attention of the NBA Twitter community.
Below is a look at what fans and analysts were saying about Curry’s run against the Nets on Wednesday night.