NBA: It’s Curry vs. Curry in Western Conference finals

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Updated: May 27, 2019
NBA: It's Curry vs Curry in Western Conference finals ABS-CBN News Posted at May 13 2019 03:11 PM Share Facebook Stephen Curry (30) of the Golden State Warriors and Seth Curry (31) of the Portland Trail Blazers smile before the 2019 Mtn Dew 3-Point Contest as part of State Farm All-Star on February 16, 2019 Joe Murphy, NBAE via Getty Images/AFP For the first time in the history of the NBA, a pair of brothers will face off in the conference finals This, after the Portland Trail Blazers outlasted the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference semifinals, winning Game 7, 100-96, on Sunday Already waiting in the Western Conference finals? Defending NBA champions Golden State Warriors

The best-of-seven series pits Golden State superstar Stephen Curry against his younger brother, Seth, a reserve guard for the Trail Blazers.

According to Elias Sports, this is the first time that brothers will ever meet in the conference finals They are also the first brothers to play against each other in any round, since Memphis' Marc Gasol and San Antonio's Pau Gasol faced off in the first round in 2017 Per @EliasSports , Warriors guard Stephen Curry & Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry are the first brothers ever to meet in the conference finals and the first brothers to play against each other in any round since Marc Gasol (Grizzlies) & Pau Gasol (Spurs) in the 2017 First Round — Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) May 12, 2019 Incidentally, both Gasol brothers are also in the Eastern Conference finals Marc is playing for Toronto, while Pau is signed to Milwaukee but has been ruled out of the playoffs due to injury Already, the banter has begun between the Curry brothers Seth Curry says Steph texted him after the game today and said, “I’ll see you Tuesday” — Royce Young (@royceyoung) May 12, 2019 Meanwhile, their parents – Dell and Sonya – are going to "flip a coin" to decide who to root for If the Blazers do manage to win Game 7 vs Denver, Seth & Steph Curry would be the first brothers to ever play each other in a conference finals Sonya & Dell told me their plan is to literally flip a coin to split which kid to root for/which parent wears which team’s gear

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co/7GpkkKzc0A — Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) May 11, 2019 Steph and the Warriors are looking for their fifth consecutive finals appearance, their third straight title, and fourth in the last five years The Blazers – led by the explosive backcourt of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum – are making their first appearance in the conference finals since 2000 For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website Share

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