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Sonya and Dell Curry Mastered Cheering for Their Sons. But Not at the Same Time.

Jason Henry for The New York Times

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry curled around Draymond Green into open space, comfortably separated himself from Portland’s Seth Curry and sank a 3-pointer from the left wing to stake the Golden State Warriors to an early 10-point lead.

In the first conference finals game in N.B.A. history to feature two brothers, there was only one thing left for Stephen to do on his trot back to the other end: He directed the sort of mischievous gaze he has been known to flash at opponents’ benches up into the stands instead — right at his father, Dell Curry, and mother, Sonya Curry.