Curry vs. James Standing on a Single Tree Bridge

The playoff (PO) confrontation between Stephen Curry (35, Golden State) and LeBron James (39, LA Lakers), two superstars representing the NBA, was concluded.

Golden State won 120-100 in Game 7 of the 2022-2023 season NBA Western Conference PO Round 1 (4 wins in 7 matches) against Sacramento on the 1st and advanced to the 2nd round with a series record of 4 wins and 3 losses. This resulted in a head-to-head PO match between Curry and James. ‘Defending champion’ Golden State’s PO 2nd round opponent is the Lakers. The Lakers defeated Memphis 4-2 in the first round of PO and entered the second round on the 29th of last month.

It’s been 5 years since Curry and James met at PO. The two players faced each other in the championship match for four consecutive seasons from the 2017 to 2018 season. At the time, James belonged to Cleveland, but Cleveland won in the 2015-2016 season, and Golden State won the top three times. Curry said, “It was a special experience for me to play against James in PO. It’s a blessing that James and I have been able to play at this level so far. I look forward to another PO facing James.” covered the news of the two superstars’ confrontation and said, “It could be the last showdown between the two in PO. It is different from the normal PO round 2. (Fans) just have to enjoy it 메이저놀이터.”

In the regular season this season, Golden State (44-38) ranked 6th and Lakers (43-39) ranked 7th. In the opponent record, the Lakers lead with 3 wins and 1 loss. Curry averaged 33.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 4.9 assists in 7 PO round 1 games. In particular, in the 7th game against Sacramento, he scored 50 points, including 7 3-pointers, and scored a ‘career high’ in one PO game. He also made a name for himself as the first player to score 50 or more points in Game 7 of the PO.

James averaged 22.2 points, 11.2 rebounds and 5.2 assists in six PO round 1 games. In the 4th game of the 1st round against Memphis, he scored 22 points and 20 rebounds, achieving the highest PO record of 20 points and 20 rebounds.

The first leg of the second round of the PO between the two teams, which is played in a 4-win system of 7 matches, will be held on the 3rd.

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