Watch out LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers, Steph Curry is going to destroy you in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals, as promised by Golden State Warriors big man Marreese Speights.
Writing for the Players’ Tribune, the Warriors veteran forward made multiple warnings against LeBron James and the Cavaliers, saying that Steph Curry is “mad” after his ejection in Game 6 and that the Warriors superstar PG will play his best in the final game of the best-of-seven championship series.
“I mean, I’ve seen him get mad before. But when he got called for that sixth foul, that was, by far, the angriest I’ve ever seen him,” Speights said of Steph Curry in Game 6.
“Things had been boiling up prior to that point. Like five or 10 minutes before he got kicked out, when he went for the strip on Kyrie, he definitely got angry about that call. And rightfully so.”
Speights also added that what happened during the previous game and Steph Curry only motivates them to play harder in Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
“You have to understand, Steph never gets that mad. Never. It was a new one for me to see him get so heated. Steph getting kicked out, getting ejected, throwing his mouthpiece? When it’s this humble guy, the MVP, our leader? You don’t even know how much it motivates us,” Speights added.
Speights finished by saying that he expects the league’s back-to-back Most Valuable Player to explode in Game 7 but still respect LeBron James and the Cavaliers as rivals.
“We’re playing against a great team, with one of the best players in the world. So we understand the situation. And we’ve got a coach who is a winner. He’s been around winners, so he’s a great leader. And for him, it’s all about the moment,” Speights said.
“I got two predictions for you for Sunday. Number 1: All our guys are gonna leave their guts out on the court,” Speights added. “Number 2: Steph’s gonna go off on Sunday. I wouldn’t be surprised if he comes out and scores 50.”
According to Speights, the Warriors will be led by Steph Curry and his 50 points on the final game of the NBA Finals. He did not guarantee a Game 7 win but says that the entire Warriors team will be there for their superstar teammate.
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