When the Golden State Warriors met the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, all eyes were on Steph Curry and Kevin Durant.
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.