Steph Curry finished with 36 points Thursday night, but the Miami Heat did a pretty good job at keeping the two-time NBA MVP in check for most of the game. Sixteen of Curry's points came over the final six minutes when the Heat had a comfortable lead and closed out the 116-109 win over the Warriors.
That didn't stop Erik Spoelstra from heaping high praise on the three-time NBA champion after the game, though.
"What a nightmare, isn't he?" the Heat coach told reporters. "I mean, what do you do? His level of skill. His conditioning level is probably the thing that doesn't get talked about enough. He's constantly on the move. He never stands still.
"He can do it with the ball [or] without the ball. Just a remarkably skilled basketball player."
As Warriors coach Steve Kerr has said countless times over the years, Steph's ability to create chaos whether he has the ball in his hands or not is what makes him so unique.
You have to be in incredible shape to do stuff like this:
So yes, the three-time NBA champion is a nightmare for the opposition.