Stephen Curry
Stephen Curry Source: Eurosport

Stephen Curry defied all odds to make a name for himself in the NBA. Before the skinny kid from Akron, Ohio, started dominating the league, there were all the big guys who claimed to be the best of their generation. From the time of Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain, then came Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and the list goes on. Steph Curry went on to transform the game with his incredible three-point shooting prowess. Now, every team is relying on their three-point percentage.

Curry didn’t need the huge physique of LeBron James or other greats before him to win four titles. He did win four championships with his magical shooting skills. Recently, in the game against the Boston Celtics, Stephen Curry showed his true class to snatch away a victory for the Dubs from the jaws of defeat. Later, Curry’s ardent fan, Shaquille O’Neal claimed that Steph should be considered for the GOAT Debate. 


What Do Others Think About Stephen Curry In GOAT Considerations?

Steve Kerr Stephen Curry Warriors
Steve Kerr Stephen Curry Warriors Source: CBS Sports

After scoring a dagger, Stephen Curry celebrated with a “Good Night” gesture for the Celtics fans. Later, in TNT’s Inside The NBA show, Shaquille O’Neal brought up the topic for considering Steph for the GOAT debate. The fans might think it is too bold but Shaq thinks Curry deserves it even more than him. Generally the players who get GOAT considerations are – Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson and so on. Some fans on Twitter agreed with Shaq and some said Steph Curry might be the best PG but not the greatest.

Again, some fans said straight, “No.” On the other hand, the Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was glad to hear Shaq’s bold comment. Moreover, Kerr said that “Maybe” is not even in the argument. Adding to that, the Dubs coach mentioned that Steph Curry is the most skilled player he has ever seen in the NBA. It is better to remember the Dubs coach played alongside Michael Jordan during his playing days. Kerr was part of the iconic Bulls dynasty. Hence, he knows pretty well what he is talking about.   

Greatness Of Steph Curry

Stephen Curry
Stephen Curry Source: CNN

Every player who came before Steph relied on strength and dunking those twos. But when the Golden State Warriors took a chance on the skinny kid who hails from the same place LeBron James comes from, things started to change. Stephen Curry transformed the Dubs into a modern-day dynasty. Previously, the Warriors had only won thrice in their history, and the last one came in 1975. It took 40 years for the Dubs to end the drought. Thanks to Steph Curry, the Warriors went on to win four titles in eight years.

It started with the 2015 season. From 2015 to 2018, Curry led the team to win on three different occasions. Albeit, the Warriors didn’t end up winning in 2016, they did break the Chicago Bulls win record of the 1996 season. But Steph Curry’s influence is not limited to the Warriors dynasty. He changed the whole game with his three-point shooting skills.