Stephen Curry was used in an example sentence at the National Spelling Bee.

By SI Wire
May 26, 2016

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While Stephen Curry battled for his playoff life in Oakland against the Thunder in Game 5, Scripps National Spelling Bee Contestant Nihar Saireddy Janga was gifted with an example sentence featuring the Warriors star.

The word in question was “giallolino,” and I have absolutely no clue what that means because honestly, I’m watching the Warriors game right now. But, it’s crazy to see Curry become culturally all-pervasive and also dope because I’m pretty sure Nihar got this one right, because he’s currently in a sudden-death deadlock for the spelling title.

Steph just hit a three. Giallolino indeed.

Nihar is also a cold-blooded killer, apparently. Watch the video below. He is spelling bee Draymond Green.

#https://vine.co/v/i9T5qWO5Mqj

UPDATE: Nihar and Jairam, his competitor, ended up being co-champions and the whole thing seemed really epic.

AND THIS HAPPENED.

I don’t even know what to think. The Warriors are winning in the fourth quarter.

Jeremy Woo

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