Kevin Garnett compares the current play of the Golden State Warrior’s Stephen Curry to that of prime Michael Jordan while he was with the Chicago Bulls.
Michael Jordan was a whole other thing, this guy is his own thing. It’s beautiful for basketball it’s beautiful for the sport….He’s playing MVP basketball, it’s beautiful ball.”
Stephen Curry obviously has a long way to go before his career can be brought up with the likes of Jordan (not that Garnett was doing that exactly in his statement). But there is one way he could surpass MJ this year, and that’s by having his Warriors team, which is off to a 10-0 start, surpass the 72-10 record that Jordan’s Bulls obtained in the 95-96 season.
They still have 62 wins to get, of course, but can anyone really imagine the Warriors losing double-digit games this season? Even with resting Curry at times, playing without Steve Kerr, and playing nine out of their first 10 games against the gauntlet that is the Western Conference, the Warriors are still 10-0 and only the Clippers have really pushed them thus far.
Regardless, Garnett knows what he’s talking about, and when he brings up Curry’s performance in the same breath as MJ, you know you are witnessing something special.
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