Is Steph Curry the greatest offensive player of all time?

Is Steph Curry the greatest offensive player of all time?

NBA analyst Ben Simmons said that Stephen Curry is the greatest offensive player of all time, surpassing Michael Jordan. Curry recently surpassed Wilt Chamberlain as the Warriors' all-time best scorer with 53 points against the Denver Nuggets.

Curry's influence on the modern game is undeniable; he has more career triple doubles than any other player in NBA history and his 484 three-pointers made are second only to James Harden. He is also one of just four players ever to score at least 30 points in each game of a season.

However, not everyone agrees that Curry is the greatest offensive player of all time. In 2014, ESPN's Chris Broussard ranked him number two, behind Michael Jordan. Other critics have also suggested that you can't compare what Curry did while playing on an exceptional team with the Bulls and Wizards to what other players such as LeBron James or Kevin Durant have done since.

However, others believe that he does stand out among other players due to his incredible accuracy from long range and his ability to make shots over both legs.

In conclusion, there is no clear-cut answer as to whether Curry is the greatest offensive player of all time. But it is safe to say that he is certainly in the conversation.

Who is the best Warriors player of all time?

Stephen Curry is the first. Stephen Curry is not just the best shooter of all time, but also the greatest Warrior of all time. He has won two MVPs, three championships, and been nominated to the All-Star team seven times since being drafted seventh overall by Golden State in the 2009 NBA Draft.

He also holds almost every shooting record there is to be had, including the most 3-pointers ever made in a single season (266). The only thing he hasn't done is win an NBA Finals ring. But if he keeps playing like this we might never see a game seven.

Kobe Bryant is the second best Warrior of all time. Before his injury, Kobe was one of the best players in the NBA. He was a four-time Mvp winner, five-time champion, and has won an Olympic gold medal. After his retirement, he claimed that he would have won more rings if it weren't for injuries. We will never know what he could have accomplished if he hadn't gotten them all at once.

Kevin Durant is the third best Warrior of all time. Kevin came into the league as one of the biggest stories in basketball, becoming the first freshman to start for a championship team. Since then, he has won two more titles with OKC, making him the only person other than John Stockton and Karl Malone to do so.

Is Stephen Curry the best player of all time?

Curry is already the best player in NBA history under 6-foot-3. During his spectacular ascension to the top of the game, he passed Steve Nash, Allen Iverson, Isiah Thomas, and Jerry West. According to my highly scientific ranking, he's already a top 20 all-time player.

However, it's very possible that someone will come along and surpass him. If that ever happens, we'll need another redefinition of "all-time great."

In the meantime, here's how Curry compares to other players over the last decade:

Rank Player Team G PA VORP 1. Stephen Curry Warriors 1020 75.4 0.7

There have been many great players in the NBA over the last ten years, including Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and Tim Duncan. However, only two players have topped 75 VORP: Curry and Russell Westbrook. Of those two, only Curry has won an MVP award. In fact, no one else even came close: James won two, Bryant one, and everyone else zero.

Westbrook was always going to be better than Curry statistically, but they both have incredible talent. It's easy to see why people love watching them play together: They're both explosive scorers who love getting their names into the record book.

Is Reggie Miller a better shooter than Curry?

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — For good reason, many believe Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry to be the best shooter in NBA history. He just eclipsed Reggie Miller on the NBA's all-time list of career three-pointers made.

Curry tied the record held by Miller with his 647th shot last night at Indiana. The previous mark was 645, which Miller also reached this season when Dallas played host to San Antonio.

In other Golden State news, center Andrew Bogut returned from an ankle injury yesterday and will play tonight against New York. Bogut missed 14 games before the All-Star break due to the injury.

The Knicks will send guard Iman Shumpert back to New York after he missed the last two games with a left knee contusion. Shumpert injured the knee late in Sunday's win over Brooklyn.

Shumpert is expected to be available for Friday's game against Chicago. If he cannot play, rookie Frank Ntilikina will get another opportunity to prove himself as a starter. He has been splitting time with Kristaps Porzingis while the latter recovers from surgery to repair a torn left ACL.

Ntilikina went 3-for-15 from the field in Monday's loss to Milwaukee before being replaced by Porzingis.

What does Ray Allen think of Steph Curry?

In an interview with Slam Magazine's Abe Schwadron, Allen put Curry's excellence into context when asked where he feels Curry rates among the top shooters in league history: Based on what he's done, I believe he has to be—on he's his way to being the greatest of all time. It's always debatable depending on who's telling the tale. But based on what we know now, there's no question about it: Stephen Curry is one of the greatest shooters ever.

The interview was conducted before last season began and so many things could have changed by now. But even so, it's still interesting to hear what one of the greatest shooters of all time thinks of a young player who seems poised to take over the game.

As for Allen himself, he's still going strong after 21 seasons in the NBA. He currently plays with the Miami Heat and is expected to join them for their annual summer tournament, the "NBA Finals/Conference Championships," which this year will be held in China. The finals are called "the best of seven."

Here's how Allen described his friend and teammate Shaquille O'Neal: He's a great player and a great person. It's not easy being the biggest guy on the court every night. You have to be able to handle that pressure or you won't get anywhere in basketball or in life.

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