Stephen Curry: I was angry at the officials so I let my emotions go



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Stephen Curry: I was angry at the officials so I let my emotions go

Golden State Warriors star guard Stephen Curry revealed he was angry at the officials during Sunday's win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Curry caught fire late in the game as he scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Warriors to a 105-90 win over the Clippers.

"I thought I got fouled, so I let my emotions go," Curry admitted after the team's eighth straight win, per ESPN. "And definitely fired me up, fired our team up -- you have to be able to direct that energy into just putting the ball in the basket, obviously, after that.

So that's where I feel like we do it well, where you don't let it become a distraction for the rest of the game, and it obviously helped open up the game."

Curry was visibly frustrated

Curry thought he was clearly fouled by Terance Mann on a drive to the basket with nine minutes left to play in the game.

The officials remained silent and Curry voiced his anger and received a technical foul. "It was as upset as I've seen Steph in a long time," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. "And it was as upset as I've been in a long time, too.

It's kind of a miracle that I didn't get a technical, but it seemed to get him going. "Whatever it takes, I guess ... he clearly got fouled. Steph is a guy who, he's just so competitive, and when he knows he got fouled -- especially in a play like that in transition where it's right out in the open, easy to see, and he doesn't get the call, every once in a while he's going to snap.

He doesn't do it often, but when he knows he's right, the competitor in him comes out and he'll kind of lose his mind a little bit, but it often spurs him, like it did in this instance." The Warriors have now won eight consecutive games and they play next the Phoenix Suns, who are on a 16-game winning streak.

"Obviously, they're following [Devin Booker and Chris Paul]," Warriors big man Draymond Green said. "So you got to try and cut the head of the snake off whenever you're trying to stop anyone's attack, but overall I think it will be a good game.

Highly anticipated. Two teams that's playing well -- obviously, they've won 16 in a row, you want to be the team to go stop that and you got a great opportunity to do it."