NBA MVP Steph Curry had 34 points, including two free throws in the final seconds, in Golden State’s 110-106 win over the Atlanta Hawks in the first game of the Western Conference finals Tuesday night in Oakland.
But it was his 2-year-old daughter’s antics at his postgame news conference that provided the night’s most memorable performance.
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One journalist expressed his displeasure in a now-deleted tweet:
“Steph Curry's kid is cute. That doesn't mean she should have been at presser. There are professionals on deadlines there w/ jobs to do, too.”
This did not go over well on Twitter.
As for the game itself, the Warriors came back from a 16-point deficit in the second quarter, closing the half on a 21-4 run and later holding off Houston in the game’s final minute. Houston’s James Harden, the MVP runner-up, had 28 points.
The second game is Thursday night in Oakland.