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Steph Curry: Point Guard Paragon or Just a Contender?

The debate over the greatest point guard in NBA history is bound to start heating up, with Steph Curry and Chris Paul frequently mentioned as a few of the top contenders. As we have just witnessed Steph add to his personal legacy with a 50 piece, here's a brief analysis of why he could be considered the best and why he might not be:


  1. Three-point shooting: As the greatest three-point shooter in NBA history, Curry's records and ability to revolutionize the game make him a strong candidate.

  2. Championships and accolades: Curry's three championships, two MVP awards, six All-NBA team selections, and seven All-Star appearances bolster his case.

  3. Leadership and Impact: Curry's leadership and influence on the "small ball" style have popularized the perimeter shooting-focused game, inspiring a new generation of players.


  1. Competition: NBA legends like Magic Johnson, Oscar Robertson, and Isiah Thomas boast impressive resumes and have left indelible marks on the game.

  2. Defense: Curry's defensive skills don't match up to other all-time great point guards.

  3. Longevity and consistency: Curry's career longevity and consistency over time will ultimately determine his place among the greatest point guards, as injuries and an ever-changing NBA landscape could affect his standing.

In conclusion, while Steph Curry's shooting, championships, and game-changing impact make him a strong contender for the title of the greatest point guard ever, other legends who have graced the game should also be considered. The debate will continue, and opinions will vary, but Curry's undeniable talent and influence on the game secure his place in the history of the NBA.

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