Earlier this week, Steph Curry was named to the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team. No surprise. That team is made up of legends easily identifiable by just one name: Jordan, Wilt, Kobe, LeBron, and others. Without question, all are phenomenal players, and many even share the same characteristics. But you’d be hard-pressed to find a legend who compares to Curry, whom coach Steve Kerr says in unlike anyone else.
“Steph Curry was just Steph Curry,” said Kerr following Golden State’s win over the Clippers. “There’s never been anyone like him.”
Steph Curry was sensational 💦
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— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) October 22, 2021
Curry was exceptional on Thursday night. The future Hall of Famer scored 25 points in the first quarter alone, and he tallied 45 points and 10 rebounds total. Though he’s now coached Curry for eight straight season, Kerr remains enamored by the sharpshooter.
“Even though we’ve all been here watching it, I’m still blown away,” said Kerr. “Not just the shooting range, but the competitiveness and the guts and just an amazing, amazing player. What a game he had.”
The sample size is small, but through two games, Curry, 33, seems to be getting better with age. He’s averaging 33 points, 10 rebounds and five and a half assists per game, while shooting better than 47% from three.
Spectacular, yet, not shocking.
“I’m always impressed. It’s a very impressive thing that he’s doing…but I’m not surprised,” said longtime teammate Draymond Green.
Curry and the Warriors have a couple of days to marvel at his most recent performance. They don’t play again until Sunday evening when they visit the Kings.
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