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PostPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:45 pm    Post subject: today's nba: would you take allen iverson or stephen curry

AI was such an amazing player but he seems to get overshadowed by his behavior, off the court problems, "practice? you talking about practice", his volume shooting, etc. he also seemed to have "peaked" at a time when guards weren't the be all/end all (small, quick guards that is). he still played in a big man era mostly and/or he was also overshadowed by kobe.

if you could draft stephen curry or AI today, who would you choose and why?
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:32 pm    Post subject: Re: today's nba: would you take allen iverson or stephen curry

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AI was such an amazing player but he seems to get overshadowed by his behavior, off the court problems, "practice? you talking about practice", his volume shooting, etc. he also seemed to have "peaked" at a time when guards weren't the be all/end all (small, quick guards that is). he still played in a big man era mostly and/or he was also overshadowed by kobe.

if you could draft stephen curry or AI today, who would you choose and why?



Curry, easily. Great shooter who can fit into a system. Iverson is a bad shooter who needs to dominate the offense and have it revolve around him.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:41 am    Post subject:

Iverson had the good fortune to play his career just before people started paying attention to analytics. Curry's career percentage on threes is almost as high as Iverson's career percentage on twos.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:59 am    Post subject:

Is this a joke?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:51 am    Post subject:

Curry without a doubt.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:57 am    Post subject:

Who in their right mind would pick Iverson?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:23 am    Post subject:

If I was building a "team" I would pick Curry....if you pick AI, a good team mate would always pass the ball to AI.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:41 am    Post subject:

Bloody (bleep) awful comparison.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:34 am    Post subject:

The question should be would you take Steph with today's rule or AI with 90s rule
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:06 pm    Post subject:

Curry is capable of passing the ball or even a semblance of playing defense. A better comparison would be AI or Kyrie Irving.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:29 pm    Post subject:

I take Curry back then and now
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:01 pm    Post subject:

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I take Curry back then and now


You think he can shoot as well with rougher defense?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:18 pm    Post subject:

Really??? C'mon now. I've was never a fan of that fake thug era in basketball. People from all walks of life generally turn to a life of crime due to their environment and lack of opportunities. Millionaires have no business emulating that lifestyle. I hate to say it, but I was happy when he retired.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:39 pm    Post subject:

governator wrote:
defense wrote:
I take Curry back then and now


You think he can shoot as well with rougher defense?


I do
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:51 pm    Post subject:

Curry in a landslide...


Up next, who would you take Reggie Miller or Klay Thompson?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:36 pm    Post subject:

Remember when Chuck drafted Iverson #1 overall in the all time NBA draft?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:29 pm    Post subject: Re: today's nba: would you take allen iverson or stephen curry

nomoreshaq wrote:
AI was such an amazing player but he seems to get overshadowed by his behavior, off the court problems, "practice? you talking about practice", his volume shooting, etc. he also seemed to have "peaked" at a time when guards weren't the be all/end all (small, quick guards that is). he still played in a big man era mostly and/or he was also overshadowed by kobe.

if you could draft stephen curry or AI today, who would you choose and why?
i would take steph curry even during AI's day.

I loved what AI could do at his size. but lets be real. his jumper was suspect and so was his defense.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 05, 2017 12:43 am    Post subject:

Curry.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 05, 2017 4:39 pm    Post subject:

AI was one of the most overhyped players in NBA history and he wasn't exactly a good role model. It was a miracle when he shot 45% for an entire season. I'd take Curry anytime.
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