Moments after the the Golden State Warriors defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 7 of the Western Conference Final, stars Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant embraced at mid-court and shared words. On Tuesday, Curry opened up about what he said to Durant.
“This is what it’s all about,” Curry said according to the San Jose Mercury News. “This is what we play for. Those battles, those moments people will remember for a long time.”
Durant and the Thunder had the defending champions on the brink of elimination early in the series, taking a 3–1 lead after a 118–94 win in Game 4. However, the Warriors battled back to win the last three games of the series, lead by Curry and All-Star shooting guard Klay Thompson.
Curry scored a game-high 36 points in the decisive Game 7 win.
The Warriors will now face LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in a rematch of the 2015 NBA final.