Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is considered one of the greatest basketball players of all time after winning his fourth NBA championship last season.
He’s been called just about every superlative in the book, but teammate Andre Iguodala went one step further on a recent episode of Shannon Sharpe’s podcast «Club Shay Shay.»
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Sharpe brought up Curry’s message to the rest of the NBA world in the 2020-21 season when the Warriors were knocked out of the tournament by the Memphis Grizzlies. Sharpe said that Curry prophesied that the Warriors would rise again.
Iguodala said that when he joined the Warriors in 2013 and said he came to Golden State to win a championship, he meant it.
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“I say to myself, ‘I think I’ve met the closest thing to Jesus Christ.’ It is not to attribute that to him. I’ve never seen an individual…He doesn’t deviate from who he is in terms of who he is as a person,» Iguodala explained to Sharpe. «So, you know what you get night after night. And I could see it. So, I’m thinking I’m about to go and try to win a championship…
«That faith is strong.»
Curry’s 2022-23 season was marred by injury, but the Warriors have managed to stay in the middle of the pack in the Western Conference, and if he returns at the end of the year, he could have Golden State in position for another one. playoff run.
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The nine-time All-Star is averaging 29.4 points and 6.4 assists in 38 games.