Durant pays tribute to former teammate Curry.
The Golden State Warriors defeated the Phoenix Suns 113-112 in the 2023-2024 NBA regular-season finale at the Chase Center in San Francisco, California, on Monday (Jan. 11).
It was a dramatic game. 온라인카지노 The two teams battled back and forth throughout the game.
Phoenix was led by its vaunted big three of Kevin Durant, Devin Booker, and Bradley Beal, while Golden State was led by Jonathan Cuming and Draymond Green, who have been on a tear lately, backing up ace Steph Curry. Klay Thompson had one of his worst games of the season to bleed the offense dry, but Curry emerged as the savior.
After a back-and-forth battle, the game was decided in the final minutes. Booker hit a mid-range jumper with 36 seconds left in regulation to give Phoenix a 112-110 lead.
Phoenix then held off Golden State’s offense and looked to have the game won, but Beal missed a three-pointer on the ensuing possession, giving Golden State one last chance.
With 2.8 seconds left in regulation, Golden State’s final shot on offense came from Curry. Curry took the pass and immediately launched a three-pointer that hit the rim to give Golden State a 113-112 lead with 0.7 seconds left.
Phoenix‘s final possession failed, giving Golden State the dramatic win.
Curry’s improbable game-winning shot was praised by former teammate and opponent Durant. “He’s a two-second guy,” Durant said. He’s made shots like that his whole career. He’s the best point guard and the best scorer in the history of the NBA,” Durant said.
The two players played together in Golden State and were part of one of the NBA’s greatest dynasties. Curry and Durant have won two NBA championships together.
Between Curry, Durant, Thompson, and Green, Golden State is one of the most powerful teams in NBA history.
Durant’s interview was a heartwarming one, fitting for such an epic game.