WATCH: Stephen Curry Loses Kawhi Leonard, Gets Denied 4-Pt Play

Raahib Singh
|Published 16/03/2023

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors made their way to Los Angeles tonight to face the Clippers. This is the fourth time these two squads are meeting this year. The Dubs hold a 2-1 lead in the series. However, the part of the equation which is a problem is that the game is on the road.

The Warriors have an eight-game win streak at home. On the other hand, they have an eight-game losing streak on the road. Tonight’s contest marks the first time that the Splash Brothers are facing Kawhi since Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals.

There are sure to be fire works, and in the first half itself, we’ve seen such intense action. If you want to see a sample, just look at how Stephen Curry made a great defender like Kawhi lose him.

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Stephen Curry loses Kawhi, drills 3 but doesn’t get the foul call

At this point of time, everyone knows and agrees that Stephen Curry is must-see TV. The recently turned 35-year-old superstar is a joy to watch simply because of the joy with which he plays the game.

While facing the Clippers, the sharpshooter went 3-6 from the field to start the game, missing all three of his 3-point attempts. Finally, with around two minutes left in the first quarter, the Chef knocked down his first triple. Of course, it wasn’t a simple one. First, he lost Kawhi Leonard, who had picked him up at half-court. Next, two defenders jumped at him while he attempted the shot, and he definitely got fouled.

However, considering he’s Steph, and he ended up making the shot anyway, the man wasn’t awarded the foul call. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen this. Heck, this wasn’t the only time it happened tonight. The referees must do a better job of making the whistles impartial toward Steph.

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Raahib Singh

Raahib Singh

Raahib Singh is an NBA Editor at The SportsRush. A Computer Science Engineer by qualification, Raahib's passion for sports drew him toward TSR. He started playing basketball when he was 14, and fell in love with the sport ever since. His interest in the NBA developed at the same time as when Stephen Curry put the entire league on notice. Raahib was spellbound by Steph and the Warriors and has been a fan since. From starting off as a Warriors fan, Raahib has evolved into someone who can never miss a good game of basketball. He converts his love for the game and the knowledge he has gained into the articles he writes. In his spare time, he enjoys cricket, going for walks, and murder mysteries.

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