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If you haven’t seen it yet, there is a video of Michael Jordan saying that Steph Curry isn’t a Hall of Famer yet. This is a scorching hot take that usually only blind and/or filled with hatred people would take. But it just so happens that it is arguably (in my opinion he is) the greatest of all time, Michael Jordan. Does he have a case? Let’s see.

Steph Curry Stats

This will be Curry’s 11th season in the NBA with the Warriors (team preview here). As a rookie, he averaged 17.5 PPG on 46.2 % shooting, 5.9 APG, 4.5 RPG, 1.9 SPG. From there, he has always improved in PPG, he had a steadily increase in APG but then declined since then, and his rookie FG% is the worst one of his career. His stats last season were 27.3 PPG on 47.2% shooting, 5.2 APG, 5.3 RPG, 1.3 SPG. As shown by the PPG, he was the second offensive option, if not the first, even with Kevin Durant there. That could account for the dip in APG since his rookie year too. He has 16,315 points (ranked 104th all-time), and 4,588 assists (ranked 80th all-time) in his total career.

Steph Curry Accolades

As we all know, Steph Curry is a 3x NBA champion. He’s won MVP back to back years in 2015 and 2016, one of those being the first unanimous MVP ever. He’s a 3-time first-team All-NBA selection and a 6x NBA All-Star. His championships came against an injury-plagued, Lebron-led Cavaliers team. His last two championships had probably the most talent we’ve seen on a basketball team. The problem is that Steph Curry has never been an NBA Finals MVP, which his haters regularly point out.

Does Michael Jordan have a point on Steph Curry? I mean sure he said “yet”, meaning he inevitably envisions Steph Curry in the Hall of Fame. But if Steph Curry, God forbid, suffered a career-ending injury, would he not be placed in the Hall of Fame? If someone showed me Curry’s accolades and said does he deserve to be in the Hall of Fame? I would say yes, without any context but this. But seeing Steph Curry play, he undoubtedly a Hall of Famer. Steph Curry is unequivocally the best shooter ever, it’s not even a debate. That alone would be at least consideration for the Hall of Famer. He’s a 6x All-Star and 2x MVP, this shouldn’t even be a question. This is a terrible take by the great Michael Jordan, maybe running the Charlotte Hornets is making him forget what good basketball is.

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