Video: Stephen Curry beats buzzer to secure Golden State Warriors win

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You have to watch this video of the Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry sinking a silky-smooth layup to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night.

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry sinking a game-winning shot? Probably a deep 3-point shot finding the bottom of the net, or maybe some sweet teardrop to crush the opponent’s spirit.

Well that wasn’t the case on Sunday night, when Curry sank this dagger into the Los Angeles Clippers to secure a hard-fought win for the Warriors. No, instead of draining some beautiful jumper, the dynamic point guard instead took advantage of a mismatch to drive to the hoop and put in a layup with 0.5 seconds to go.

Here’s the video, for your viewing pleasure:

I’m sure when the switch locked him up with Montrezl Harrell, Curry knew something great was about to happen. Instead of pulling up for one of his signature jumpers, he decided to take it to the hole, rattling it home for the game-winning deuce.

It wasn’t just that shot that made it a big night for Curry, though. He finished the game against Los Angeles with 42 points, six rebounds and two assists. Twelve of his 22 shots found the bottom of the net, and he also connected on 12 of his 13 free throws. Suffice it to say, it was a signature performance from one of the NBA’s top talents.

Realistically, though, it’s no surprise to see another dazzling display of offensive brilliance from the two-time NBA MVP. After missing some early-season games due to injury, Curry has been lighting it up for the Warriors.

So far in December, Curry has averaged 27.6 points, 4.4 assists and 1.8 steals per game while connecting on 46.4 percent of his field goals — including 44.2 percent from downtown. His presence has helped the Warriors bounce back from a rough patch, as they’ve now won eight of their last 10 games.

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Just another night of Curry being Curry, right?