Curry's losing effort seems meaningless in the aftermath, but we all know well that there's something special about players having a big game at Madison Square Garden, especially as a guest.
As it's said in As You Like It, "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players."
That holds true in thousands of instances, but especially so when it comes to basketball in the league's proclaimed mecca.
As a player is elevated on that raised court, the stands are blacked out and the lights are bright, shining straight down on the floor, some sort of magic happens that makes people take notice. Throw it on national television and we've got a historic performance on our hands.
Plus, there's something about being added to the list of guys with 50-point games at MSG that is incredibly special. That's just the way Madison Square Garden is.