LOOK: The NBA world lost its Twitter mind over Steph Curry on Saturday
League stars go bonkers as Curry scores 46 points on 12-of-16 shooting from the outside in an overtime win vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder.
It was like the game of the year, and it had the attention of the entire NBA universe. The Golden State Warriors ' thrilling 121-118 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder had everyone in the NBA talking... and tweeting.
With Stephen Curry scoring 46 points, tying the NBA record for 3-pointers in a game with 12, including setting a new record for most made 3's in a season and landing a 32-foot game-winning 3-pointer in OT, even the best players in the world were in total disbelief.
First and foremost? The King himself, LeBron James .
@StephenCurry30 needs to stop it man!! He's ridiculous man! Never before seen someone like him in the history of ball!— LeBron James (@KingJames) February 28, 2016
Pretty high praise from someone who is considered one of the greatest in his own right.
New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis was similarly stunned in trying to understand what we were witnessing.
is this real life?— Kristaps Porzingis (@kporzee) February 28, 2016
Rudy Gay summed it up quite nicely:
Steph curry best shooter ever— Rudy Gay (@RudyGay8) February 28, 2016
How about the simplicity of this tweet from the Dallas Mavericks legend, and an amazing shooter in his own right, Dirk Nowitzki ?
No way— Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) February 28, 2016
Or the excitement from Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic ?
Are u kidding me :) unbelievable @StephenCurry30 is not human!!!???— Goran Dragi? (@Goran_Dragic) February 28, 2016
How about Dragic's teammate and LeBron's friend Dwyane Wade ?
Curry is UNREAL!!!!— DWade (@DwyaneWade) February 28, 2016
Then there's the understated Damian Lillard :
That boy steph somethin else lol— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) February 28, 2016
Orlando Magic Johnson played against Michael Jordan, but even he knows the heights that Curry has reached:
.@StephenCurry30 has a chance to be the greatest player we've ever seen, if he plays at this level for the next 4-5yrs!— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) February 28, 2016
Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan was telling the truth, and may have put it best:
He can't be human.— DeMar DeRozan (@DeMar_DeRozan) February 28, 2016
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