Oh, Steph. What are you doing?

By Dan Gartland
January 22, 2019

Oh, Steph. What are you doing?

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Even though Stephen Curry is no longer the consensus best player in the NBA, he’s still one of the league’s most electrifying players. He can get the crowd on its feet in an instant with a deep three or a slick pass. 

During the Warriors’ blowout win over the Lakers last night in Los Angeles, the crowd was ready to burst after Curry made a smart defensive play to give himself a fastbreak opportunity. Were they about to see a rare Steph dunk? And better yet, a 360?

Dunks aren’t Curry’s thing, but surely he would sink the ensuing three-point attempt, right? Nope, an airball. 

The failed attempt at showboating was bad enough, but failing at what he does best (shooting threes) makes this easily the worst five seconds of Curry’s career. Steve Kerr couldn’t resist ribbing Steph a little bit after the game. 

At least Curry was able to laugh at himself, though. 

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But seriously, given Curry’s history of ankle problems, slipping like that could have gone really badly. We’re lucky all it gave us was a hilarious blooper. 

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This is not unusual in Canada. Another ice storm in Ottawa last spring had people doing the very same thing. 

This guy will get a lot of Super Bowl screen time

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