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‘The greatest basketball player I’ve seen..’: 76ers legend Allen Iverson once admitted why Stephen Curry is better than him

Stephen Curry helped revolutionize the game as we know it today. Often referred to as basketball’s best three-pointer, Curry has achieved legendary status over the years. From fans to other big names in the NBA, many appreciated his contributions to the league and the game.


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In a 2019 interview, NBA icon Allen Iverson talked about Curry and how much he loves the Golden State Warriors icon. Curry is known for his off-court charm as well as his on-court personality. Together they made him one of the most beloved stars in the league.

What did Allen Iverson have to say about Stephen Curry?


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While speaking to Complex Sports on their Load Management podcast, Iverson mentioned Steph as a player he liked.


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“I love Steph so much” Iverson saidplacing him on his list of the five best of all time. “I think he changed the game a bit like me. The greatest shooter that will ever play the game – that’s what I think”.

Additionally, he even complimented Curry’s jump shot and ball handling. Ultimately, the Philadelphia 76ers legend is just a Curry fan.

SHANGHAI, CHINA Former American basketball player Allen Iverson receives an interview during the rehearsal of Double 11 Global Shopping Festival 2018 on November 10, 2018 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images)

Who else is on Iverson’s Top 5 list?

Having said that, Iverson’s top five also included Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan and LeBron James.


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Of course, there have been other instances where Iverson has shown support for Curry. In a clip of the two icons kissing, Iverson told Curry himself that he was in the top five.

On the other hand, Curry and the Warriors are currently on a six-game winning streak. Curry is having another MVP-worthy season, score 25.7 points per game.

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Iverson, who played 14 seasons in the NBA, spent most of his time with the 76ers. Although he hasn’t won any titles in his career, Iverson is also considered one of the league’s greatest players. The 46-year-old played with the Sixers in 2010 before retiring.

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