After Stephen Curry’s historic 54-point performance against the Knicks in Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, the praise coming in from others has been relentless. Here is a collection of what has been said about Curry’s big night:
“Incredible by Steph. I have never been a part of anything like that in my life. He was uncanny. Unbelievable.”
“He put on a clinic. He knocked down shots in all areas. I’ve seen a lot of great performances in his building and his goes up there. That shooting performance was a thing of beauty.”
“I thought it was a magnificent performance. I think every player dreams of playing in New York and having your best game ever. He had every thing clicking.” [...]
“That’s unbelievable. That’s why he is who he is. He’s a tremendous shooter. Excellent techniques. With the way he can put the ball in the basket, it’s tremendous. As a shooter, those are the games you work hard for. Those are the games you dream about, where everything falls into place and you’re in control of the game.”
“When’s he’s open, I always feel like the ball is going in. He’s got that gift.” [...]
“Everything in New York will be a little bit bigger, so it adds to it. But to me, if you look at those numbers, I don’t care where he does that. If he did it in Timbuktu, it’s unbelievable. An incredible shooting exhibition for any generation, any time, anywhere.”
“Any time you can score 54 points, it’s pretty impressive. He did it a lot of different ways — going to the basket, floaters, 3s, creating his own shot, coming down in transition and pulling up. He shot the hell out of the ball.” [...]
“That’s the way he needs to play all the time. You’ve got to play with that aggressive mentality. As unselfish as he is, and with the vision he has, it opens up so much more when he plays that way. The entire team benefits when he plays that aggressively. I don’t know how Mark (Jackson) feels, but I’d be mad if he doesn’t take 20 shots per game.”
Is someone on the sideline taunting Stef Curry???
— Reggie Miller (@ReggieMillerTNT) February 28, 2013
@stephencurry30 is ballllllllllllllllllinnnnnnnnnnn Jim jones voice
— Nate Robinson (@nate_robinson) February 28, 2013
NBA TV’s Steve Smith:
Dell has to be a proud Poppa,,,
— Steve Smith (@steve21smith) February 28, 2013
@stephencurry30 you are an All Star in my book any day! Unbelievable game bro! Damn 54 PTs in 48 min 11/13 from the 3! That’s work kid!
— JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) February 28, 2013
Got to see one of the greatest performances in Madison square garden. Ever!
— Kent Bazemore (@KentBazemore20) February 28, 2013
Shout out @stephencurry30 breaking my single game record for threes Eye ball sandwich.
— Dorell Wright (@DWRIGHTWAY1) February 28, 2013
— David Lee (@Dlee042) February 28, 2013
— Carl Landry (@CarlLandry) February 28, 2013
And the man of the hour:
Only thing more special wouldve been the win! But God is good. #DubNation
— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) February 28, 2013
[shouts to the great Marcus Thompson]