“He is very worried” – Stephen A. Smith spots FEAR in LeBron James ahead of facing Stephen Curry

Stephen A. Smith warns LeBron James of Stephen Curry's threat

“He is very worried” – Stephen A. Smith spots FEAR in LeBron James ahead of facing Stephen Curry

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith believes that LeBron James should feel a healthy level of fear when facing Stephen Curry in the upcoming NBA playoff matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers. Smith argues that this fear is justified, considering Curry’s impressive performances in the playoffs and his reputation as one of the best players in the league.

Smith also pointed out that the Warriors are one of only two teams against whom James has a losing record in the playoffs, and that Curry has historically played well against him. Smith’s comments suggest that James will need to bring his A-game if he wants to overcome the threat posed by Curry and the Warriors.


“I suspect there’s a healthy level of fear … of Steph Curry,” Smith said on First Take. “And let me tell you something else: It’s justified. It’s justified. I ain’t insulting him. Hell, if I wasn’t rooting for the Golden State Warriors, I’d be scared of Steph. Who ain’t scared of Steph?”

“Steph Curry has been a walking nightmare for LeBron James,” Smith said. “LeBron knows what’s coming. … And let me tell you something right now, he is very worried. Doesn’t mean he won’t be ready, doesn’t mean he won’t show up, doesn’t mean he won’t make sure he does his part. But is he worried? You’re damn right he’s worried.”

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LeBron James praises Stephen Curry ahead of playoff matchup

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Despite Smith’s comments, LeBron James had high praise for Stephen Curry ahead of the Warriors-Lakers playoff matchup. James acknowledged that Curry is one of the greatest players of all time.

“I have nothing but the utmost respect for Steph,” James said in a press conference

As seen by his excellent performances in the first-round series against the Sacramento Kings, Curry is currently playing some of the finest basketball of his career. During the Warriors’ first-round series against the Sacramento Kings, Curry averaged 33.7 points, also ended a 50-point performance in Game Seven.


The NBA playoffs’ highlight will undoubtedly be the contest between James and Curry, and fans will be eager to see who superstar wins.

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