The NBA’s two most recognizable players right now are LeBron James and Steph Curry, whose long-running rivalry has captivated audiences across the globe.
There was a tense match between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers. LeBron James stunned everyone by hugging his nemesis of many years, Steph Curry. It portrays a touching gesture that has since gone viral on social media post-match.
The game involved two of the teams that want to secure playoffs in the league. So, the game between the Lakers and the Warriors was eagerly awaited. Anthony Davis led the Lakers to a 113-105 victory over the Warriors with a strong effort. Davis scored 39 points and collected 8 rebounds.
LeBron James, though, stole the stage after the game, drawing attention from fans all around the world with his heartfelt exchange with Steph Curry. James approached Curry, who was seated on the bench, as the game came to a close, and gave him a heartfelt hug.
The two players, who have a long bitter rivalry, spoke briefly before James left. This incident left Curry with a beaming expression. The incident was caught on tape and rapidly went viral on social media. It garnered praise for LeBron James‘ sportsmanship and regard for his old opponent from viewers.
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When Steph Curry tries to speak with the referee, LeBron James pulls him back to the bench
James was attentively observing Curry during the Lakers vs Warriors. Curry vehemently explained something to one of the referees with roughly five minutes remaining in the first quarter. Curry begged for help but was ignored, so LeBron James pushed him to the Warrior’s bench.
However, Curry was gently prodded toward the Golden State Warriors point guard’s bench by James. However, he continued to make displeased gestures as he made his way back to the team’s huddle.
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Steph Curry and the referee got into a heated exchange after Anthony Davis’ putback dunk gave the Lakers a 25-12 lead. Warriors’ star may have been upset over a few minor infractions that went in favor of the Los Angeles Lakers.
Prior to the Lakers’ 13-0 flurry, this gave the home side a 10-point lead in a brief. Due to this decisive burst, Golden State Warriors led 7-4. In that quarter, the Warriors made an effort to fight back. However, the problem was that the Lakers just keep making shots. The Warriors’ final score after the defeat was 34-31. This kept them in 5th position while the competition for sixth place heats up.
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