Stephen Curry is one of the most meme-worthy players in the NBA. Whether it’s his crazy throws, his pregame routines, or his expressive personality, it’s easy for Curry to go viral.
It was another one of those nights for Steph in the Warriors’ win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. With an incredibly strong performance, the point guard helped his team get ahead of the scoreboard.
NBA star Steph Curry makes Brooks look old with crazy action
Towards the end of the fourth quarter, Curry completely upset his defender Dillon Brooks, who is known for his provocations and verbal outbursts. With several quick movements and a throwing feint, Curry gave himself free space and sank another three-pointer that finally decided the game in favor of the Warriors with three minutes left.
Nevertheless, it wasn’t Curry’s throw that went viral, but the subsequent facial expression with which the exceptional player reacted to his unique action. Curry put both hands in front of his head and opened his mouth wide, as if he couldn’t believe what he had just accomplished against one of the best defenders in the league.
The NBA fans on the X platform (formerly Twitter) are also stunned and turn Curry’s reaction into a meme: