Still the best shooter ever, Stephen Curry won’t be the best player in his conference or on his team next season. Knowing Curry, that probably won’t bother him all that much. He’ll still be great, and more importantly his Dubs will still be winning games. A lot of games.
Curry was the NBA’s leading scorer last season, averaging 30.1 points per game. He did so on nearly unbelievable shooting percentages–Curry converted 50.4 of his field goals and an astonishing 45.4 percent of his 11.2 three-pointers per game.
Curry’s last season was one of the best offensive campaigns the NBA has ever witnessed. He also led the league in steals per game, with 2.1 of them in each contest. Although his defense is sometimes mocked, Curry has made strides at that end.
While his shooting numbers will likely increase due to defenses now having to respect Kevin Durant as well as Klay Thompson and the other Warriors, Curry will be just short of being the best player in the NBA next season. The knowledge that he shares a team with the guy in the top spot is a nice consolation, though.
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