Warriors' Kevin Durant excited by Stephen Curry return

Steph Curry responds to 9-year-old's letter about offering his shoes in sizes for girls

Steph Curry responds to 9-year-old fan who wants Curry 5s available to girls

Last night's National Basketball Association showdown between the defending champion Golden State Warriors and Eastern Conference-leading Toronto Raptors lived up to the hype and then some, as Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard both posted season-highs in an overtime thriller at Scotiabank Arena, formerly known as the Air Canada Centre. And as usual, he had some interaction with the players on the court who were aware of his presence.

Imagine what the night, which featured thrilling performances by Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard and Pascal Siakam and was epic, would have been with one more notable addition.

Steph Curry responds to 9-year-old's letter about offering his shoes in sizes for girls
Steph Curry Responded To A Little Girl Who Asked Why His Shoes Don't Come In Girls' Sizes

After Kyle Lowry hit a three-pointer to put Toronto up six with 56 seconds left in regulation, Durant hit back-to-back threes to knot the game at 119-119 and, ultimately, send it to overtime.

Although the Raptors won, Leonard refused to get carried away. She roots for the Golden State Warriors and her favorite player is three-time National Basketball Association champion Steph Curry.

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Curry is, in fact, a big advocate for women's rights. "Food tastes better. You guys' questions get better!" Nurse's counterpart Kerr praised the team's training staff, saying they know what they're doing and how they advised two more days of rest could do wonders for the two-time NBA MVP, who would have played had it been an actual playoff game (instead of the much-discussed potential Finals preview).

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Toronto should see a healthy Curry in Oakland in a couple of weeks. The shoes are now available on the Under Armour website in the girls section and, as CBS News' Michelle Miller reports, Riley couldn't be happier about it.

Curry prefaced the note with "Appreciate you helping us get better Riley!" "We are correcting this now!" he wrote. Riley will also be one of the first kids to get the Curry 6 and was even invited to join Curry in Oakland to celebrate International Women's Day.

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Check out some more highlights from Thursday night's action in the post embedded below.

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