Steph Curry has bigger influence than Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant in the game, claims Celtics legend

Paul Pierce chooses Steph Curry over Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and LeBron James.


Steph Curry has bigger influence than Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant in the game, claims Celtics legend

Paul Pierce names Steph Curry as a better influencer on the game than Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James

Paul Pierce joined the Steph Curry bangwagon when he spoke on FS1’s Undisputed with Skip Bayless, Richard Sherman, Michael Irvin, and Keyshawn Johnson. He asserted that the “Baby Faced Assasin” has significantly influenced the game more than three legendary NBA players. 

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Steph Curry has distinguished himself as one of the basketball greats, winning the NBA title on multiple occasions with the Golden State Warriors. Furthermore, his influence in revolutionizing the game, where he played a vital role in encouraging more three-point shots, has differentiated him from the other greats.

He currently leads the NBA’s all-time three-point shot-made leaderboard with 3,691 shots and is the leading this season with an average of 4.9 three points made per game.

This led the Boston Celtics’ legend Paul Pierce, who joined the debate, to speak on Curry’s influence in the NBA. 

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And I was talking to somebody about Steph’s influence. Steph influence, now hear me out, Steph’s influence on the game of basketball, he’s influenced NBA more than LeBron [James] one, Michael Jordan, and Kobe Bryant.
Pierce stated

Pierce’s argument is based on the fact that young basketball players see Curry as someone they can relate more to compared to the aforementioned legends. It’s so deep that teams draft players who can shoot from beyond the arc. 

Also, the 20-point deficit comeback has become more prominent than ever due to the three-point revolution started by Steph Curry.

Analyzing Steph Curry’s influence in the NBA

Recently, LeBron James came out to call Steph Curry one of the most influential basketball players since he started watching the game. Furthermore, he has a resume to match the hype, as he was influential in the Golden State Warriors “Golden Era” alongside the Splash Brothers.

There is a strong argument that without Curry, the NBA wouldn’t be what it is regarding comeback games, clutch outside-the-arc shots, and even the impact Caitlin Clark is demonstrating in women’s basketball.

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He has been tagged as the most significant point guard ever by his former teammate Kevin Durant, which has stirred him into the GOAT conversation. 

In his 14th season, he has averaged 24.8 PPG, 3.9 three-pointers per game, and 42.6% accuracy. Whether or not he is your favorite player, no one can discredit his influence on basketball. 

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