Stephen Curry Has “Chris Webber Second,” Twitter Reacts

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Stephen Curry Has "Chris Webber Moment," Twitter Reacts

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In contrast to his teammate Draymond Inexperienced, Stephen Curry hardly ever makes a mistake on the court docket, till yesterday.

The very best shooter in basketball, Stephen Curry, nearly price his Golden State Warriors the sport, they usually may have been down 3-1 heading again to Sacramento after making an egregious blunder.

With simply 40 seconds left within the recreation, the Kings trapped Curry leaving him nowhere to go or move the ball. So usually, in that scenario, you’ll name a timeout, and that’s what he did.

However there was one situation, the Warriors didn’t have any timeouts left after head coach Steve Kerr misplaced the workforce’s remaining timeout in an unsuccessful problem that even Draymond Inexperienced instructed him to not do.

“I didn’t understand once we misplaced the problem that we didn’t have any timeouts left,” Curry said. Like a real chief, Steve Kerr took the blame for the second, defending his all-star participant.

Curry nonetheless owned as much as his mistake, including, “[Coach] took the blame for it, however I ain’t going to lie: I assumed it was the neatest play on the earth. I appeared on the bench, and everyone was shaking their head. It was an unlucky scenario.”

The Kings took benefit of what many name Steph’s “Chris Webber second,” referencing retired hooper calling a timeout his workforce didn’t have throughout the 1993 Nationwide Championship recreation costing the Michigan Wolverines the chip.

With a technical free throw and a three-pointer from the NBA’s most clutch participant, De’Aron Fox, the Kings had been solely down one in a recreation that at one level appeared like a certain win for the Warriors.

The Warriors did survive after Harrison Barnes missed a go-ahead three-pointer.

NBA Twitter Got here With The Jokes

As you possibly can think about, NBA Twitter had loads of reactions to Curry’s mind lapse and Harrison Barnes’s potential game-winning brick.

You may see these within the gallery beneath.

Picture: Ezra Shaw / Getty