On Sunday afternoon, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Sacramento Kings 120-100 on the road at the Golden 1 Center in Game 7 of their first-round playoff series. Steph Curry was sensational, putting up 50 points, eight rebounds, six assists and one steal while shooting 20/38 from the field and 7/18 from the three-point range in 38 minutes of playing time.
Curry finishes with 50 points, a playoff career high and an NBA record for the most points in a Game 7 in NBA history.
— Kendra Andrews (@kendra__andrews) April 30, 2023
Curry was trending all over Twitter, and one person who posted about him was Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
Mahomes: “Go crazy then! @StephenCurry30 💪🏼💪🏼”
Go crazy then! @StephenCurry30 💪🏽💪🏽
— Patrick Mahomes II (@PatrickMahomes) April 30, 2023
With the victory, Curry and the Warriors will advance to the second round of the NBA Playoffs and face off against LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. Game 1 will be on Tuesday evening at the Chase Center in San Francisco, California.
Steph Curry vs. LeBron James.
Warriors vs. Lakers.
Game 1 is Tuesday at 10 ET. pic.twitter.com/zblezPh7Mn
— Malika Andrews (@malika_andrews) April 30, 2023
The winner of that series will go to the Western Conference Finals and square off with either the Phoenix Suns or the Denver Nuggets. Curry is in his 14th season in the league and is coming off a year where he led the Warriors to their fourth NBA Championship in the previous eight seasons.
As for Mahomes, the 27-year-old has been the starting quarterback for the Chiefs over the last five seasons and has already won two Super Bowls (including this year).