Good News: Golden State warriors star Stephen Curry named Clutch Player…

Golden State warriors Stephen Curry was named the champ of the NBA’s Grasp Player of the Year grant Thursday night, completing in front of Chicago Bulls watch DeMar DeRozan and Oklahoma City Thunder watch Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.

Curry, 36, finished with the most clutch points scored (189) in the league this season, while Golden State played in more clutch games (48) than any other team in the league.Curry finished with 45 first place votes and 298 total points, with DeRozan (34 first place votes, 272 points) a close second and Gilgeous-Alexander (11 first place votes, 160 points) a distant third.

Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic was fourth and New York Knicks guard Jalen Brunson was fifth, with 11 other players also receiving at least one vote.

Curry, being interviewed on TNT before Thursday night’s playoff games, was asked about his disappointment in having to watch the playoffs from home after losing to the Sacramento Kings in the play-in tournament last week.

DeRozan, 34, is the only player to be a finalist for the award both this season and last, the first year it was handed out. He finished second to Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox in last year’s voting. The Bulls played in the third-most clutch games in the league this year (44) and DeRozan led them to a 27-17 record, the league’s sixth-best winning percentage in those games.

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