Golden State Warriors point guard and NBA MVP Stephen Curry is usually worthy of all the acclaim he gets. That certainly seemed to be the case after Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, in which Curry went off for a game-high 34 points to lead the Warriors over the Houston Rockets. It was a typical Curry performance made all the more important given it came in the franchise's first conference finals appearance in 39 years.
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After the game, though, a much younger member of the Curry family diverted the attention away from her famous father. Steph brought his two-year-old (nearly three-year-old) daughter Riley to the podium for his post-game press conference in keeping with a tradition that has included Chris Paul's son and Tim Duncan's two children. Riley may have set a new bar for post-game adorableness.
Over several minutes, the youngest Curry tried to speak into the mic, crawled under the table, poked her head out from under the table, waved in several directions, and generally did everything you would expect from a totally great two-year-old girl. Take a look:
And here's a still, if you prefer it:
Steph now has a lot to live up to in Game 2. We'll all expect him to put up 30 points and give us unbearable cuteness when it's all over. For now, his Game 1 highlights will have to suffice:
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