Behind every great man is a great woman as they would say. Well, Stephen Curry is one lucky guy for having a supportive wife like Ayesha who would give him some inspirational words before the hotshot steps into the basketball court. In fact, the 29-year-old star player has led the Golden State Warriors to win against the Cleveland Cavaliers for the first game of the 2017 NBA finals.

Warriors VS Cavs

Curry's team dominated today's game against LeBron James with 113-91, leading the seven-game series of the NBA finals. Kevin Durant led the Golden State Warriors with 38 points, eight rebounds, and eight assists after playing for 38 minutes.

The two-time Olympic gold medalist was supported by Curry, who recorded 28 points, six rebounds, and ten assists.

Cavaliers, on the other hand, was led by James with 28 points, 15 rebounds, eight assists. Although his team started off strong, Durant and the Warriors were able to recover and even ended recorded a five-point lead against the opponent by the end of the first quarter.

By the end of the first half, the Warriors recorded an eight-point lead against the Cavs. During the third quarter, the Golden State continued their strong drive, scoring 33 points against the 20 points of James' team. Warriors maintained their run until the very end of Game 1.

Stephen's biggest fan and cheerleader

Stephen is one of the biggest names in the NBA right now.

The star player, who was born in Ohio, was the seventh overall pick during the 2009 NBA Draft by the Warriors. During his freshman year, Stephen recorded an average of 17.5 points per game and 5.9 assists. Despite his impressive performance, the Golden State player failed to get the NBA Rookie of the Year award against Tyreke Evans.

In the wake of his increasing popularity, Stephen married his longtime girlfriend, Ayesha, who now shares two daughters with the star player. An insider said Mrs. Curry has always been supportive of her husband's basketball career. In fact, she would give him her encouraging words before each game, especially now that the Warriors are facing Cleveland Cavaliers.

"Ayesha is desperate for Steph and the Warriors to beat LeBron and the Cavs," the insider revealed. "She feels that the Warriors got robbed last season in the finals and when she spoke out about it, she got attacked. She wants Steph and his teammates to crush the Cavs, so there is no doubt who the best team in the world is."

Game 2 of the NBA finals will be held at the Oracle Arena in Oakland on June 5 at 8:00 am.