Does Stephen Curry’s Near Quadruple-Double Validate Him As ROY?

April 8th, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
Even if Sacramento Kings' guard Tyreke Evans wins the NBA's Rookie of the Year award, one would be hard-pressed to discredit Golden State's Stephen Curry for that same honor, especially after his virtuoso performance on Wednesday night.

The Warriors' made coach Don Nelson the winningest coach in NBA history and Curry delivered a pure gem of a game which included 27 points, 14 assists, eight rebounds, and a career-high seven steals.

For those keeping track at home, Curry fell two rebounds and three steals short of accomplishing a very rare quadruple-double, and at the same time staked his claim as the NBA's best rookie.

Those kinds of numbers would be impressive for any player, but considering Curry is a rookie, and this is only his second year since high school playing point guard, it raises the feat to legendary status.

In a year where the positives have been hard to find for the Warriors, Curry continues to give loyal Golden State fans hope for the future, while simultaneously establishing himself as the team's best player.

That designation used to belong to backcourt mate Monta Ellis, but many would argue that Curr ...

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