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SportsSeth, Steph will be 1st brothers to square off in NBA conference finals

07:06  13 may  2019
07:06  13 may  2019 Source:   thescore.com

Final Score: Warriors win Game 2 over Rockets, 115-109

Final Score: Warriors win Game 2 over Rockets, 115-109 Both James Harden and Steph Curry overcame injuries in this intense clash. Kevin Durant scored 29 points and all of the Hamptons 5 scored in double figures. The Golden State Warriors controlled the Houston Rockets from tip-off and rebuffed a late surge to win 115-109. The biggest storyline coming into this game were the referees, but injuries are the biggest takeaway afterwards. Steph Curry suffered a dislocated middle finger on his left hand, while James Harden took an inadvertent poke to the eye and appeared to be in major discomfort. Both would finish the game, fortunately.

Stephen Curry, 31, and his younger brother Seth Curry, 28, will make history as they become the first set of brothers to ever face each other in the NBA conference finals this week. The family showdown will take place in the Western Conference finals starting on Tuesday, during which Stephen will play

Stephen and Seth Curry will compete for a place in this year’s NBA finals . Key player for the Warriors: Steph Curry, PG. It would be Kevin Durant, who was the best player in Hey, it’s the first two brothers to face off against each other in the Conference finals , so why not see what Steph ’s

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The Portland Trail Blazers weren't the only winners Sunday.

Portland's 100-96 Game 7 victory over the Denver Nuggets means that Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry will square off against Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors in the next round - making them the first pair of brothers to oppose one another in the same conference finals, according to Elias Sports Bureau, via ESPN.

Before the series tips off Tuesday, the elder Curry contacted Seth immediately after Sunday's game in anticipation of their historic meeting.

"(Stephen) texted me right after the game and he said, 'I'll see you Tuesday,'" Seth told reporters postgame. "It's hard to believe right now. So many years I've watched Steph play in the Western Conference finals, the NBA Finals, and being in the crowd.

Is this the Raptors’ endgame?

Is this the Raptors’ endgame? Down 2-1 to a rising power, with Kawhi Leonard’s decision looming, the future looks stormy in Toronto. Something I think about every time the Toronto Raptors are at some crossroads is that Masai Ujiri, the famed front office maestro, almost tore this team apart when he first arrived in the North. He traded away Andrea Bargnani for a pick and Rudy Gay for spare parts, and in that moment, it would have been easy to imagine Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, and even DeMar DeRozan hitting the market. But the Gay trade sparked an internal reformation under Dwane Casey, and the Raptors became quite good quite fast.

As one Twitter user pointed out, something similar will happen in the Eastern Conference finals between Marc and Pau Gasol, though Pau’s injury means the two won’t actually face off on the Seth & Steph Curry will be the first brothers to ever play each other in an NBA conference finals .

Wilson Walker reports on the anticipated meeting of brothers Stephen and Seth Curry in the Western Conference Finals (5-13-2019).

"It's going to be fun to be out there on the court, competing to get to that final. It's a dream come true for us two, obviously, but our families are going to have a lot of fun with it as well."

Their parents, Sonya and ex-NBA vet Dell Curry, have been traveling across the country throughout the playoffs to support their sons in person. Their plan is to flip a coin as to who'll wear Blazers or Warriors gear, according to ESPN's Rachel Nichols.

The entire NBA playoffs have been a family affair for Stephen Curry. His Warriors defeated his brother's future father-in-law - Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers - in the first round and Doc's son - Houston Rockets guard Austin Rivers - in the following matchup. Seth Curry is currently engaged to Doc Rivers' daughter.

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