In Which Carmelo Anthony Misunderstands ‘Get A Hand In Curry’s Face’
February 1 / Rick Chandler / SportsGrid
Prediction: This bold new defensive strategy will sweep the NBA.
The Warriors beat the Knicks 116-95 on Sunday, and Stephen Curry had "only" 13 points for the winners -- perhaps giving hope to the rest of the NBA that someone has found a way to stop him. Just grab his head.
Curry had an off shooting night, but Klay Thompson (34 points) and Draymond Green (20 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists) made up for it as the Warriors went to 44-4.
It's been established that it's pretty impossible to stop Curry when he's feeling it, which is most of the time. When you put Kawhi Leonard on skates, what chance does the rest of the league have?
Some keys to, and discussion of, guarding Curry, other than covering his face with your hand: