Stephen Curry recently helped the Golden State Warriors to bag their 7th Championship title. He was on a roll during Game 6 where he made 34 points, including six 3-pointers. After making one of those, Curry pointed to his finger as the Warriors edged closer to the title. He made a “ring” gesture as he did that.
Steph did the celebration after hitting a deep 3-pointer, where he also hit one during the previous play. His gesture suggests that he knew that there was going to be a ring on his finger after the game. After the gesture, he also put his hands on his head and gave a shocked reaction to the cameras. The reaction aligns with the audience after watching Curry deliver a tremendous performance.
Stephen Curry shouts out Aaron Donald for “ring” celebration in the NBA Finals
After the game, Steph was on GameTime, discussing the title win. This was when he mentioned “shout to Aaron Donald for giving inspiration for that celebration”.
Steph Curry shouting out Aaron Donald? I think Steph just became my favorite player.
🐐 recognize 🐐 babyyy pic.twitter.com/AyFEv3Hqfe
— rams szn (@rams_szn) June 17, 2022
Just like Steph, Aaron Donald is an exceptional player who is vital to his team. Donald did the ring celebration after the Super Bowl LVI game against the Cincinnati Bengals. It was in this game that Donald proved to the world his defensive talents are something to take note of. It is well known among fans and experts that the 31-year-old is one of the main reasons for the Los Angeles Rams to take home the title.
Similarly, Curry pointed to his ring finger during the 2022 NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics. Not only in Game 6, but the Chef was also instrumental to the Warriors’ success throughout the whole season. During the regular season, he averaged an astonishing number of 25.5 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 6.3 assists per game. Moreover, He carried his lightning form into the playoffs, where he made 27.4 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 5.9 assists on average.
Steph’s revelation reminds us that he may even be the Aaron Donald of the NBA with their trademark celebration. Just like Steph, Aaron Donald also has been one of the best players in the NFL. Surely, both these players will be recognized as all-time greats, if they aren’t already.