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Davion Mitchell Reveals Stephen Curry Gave Him His "Welcome To The NBA" Moment: "Stephen Curry Did Cross Me Up... He Got Me, I’m Not Going To Lie."

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Davion Mitchell Reveals Stephen Curry Gave Him His "Welcome To The NBA" Moment: "Stephen Curry Did Cross Me Up... He Got Me, I’m Not Going To Lie."

Stephen Curry is known widely for his shooting ability, but it is clear that the superstar point guard has more tricks in the bag. While his handle isn't considered the best in the league, Stephen Curry is one of the craftier point guards when it comes to that department, often using his handle to get to the rim.

Davion Mitchell was touted as a top-tier perimeter defender when getting drafted by the Sacramento Kings, and he has largely lived up to that reputation thus far. De'Aaron Fox even claimed that Mitchell is a top-5 on-ball defender in the NBA. However, even the best perimeter defenders have times where they cannot do anything to stop the opposing superstar. That happened to him on October 24th, when he was crossed up by Stephen Curry.

Recently, Davion Mitchell was asked about his "welcome to the NBA" moment. The young guard picked Curry crossing him over as that moment for him and stated that he "didn't know" that Curry had that good of a handle. Tristi Rodriguez of NBC Sports relayed Mitchell's words.

“I didn’t know what the welcome to the NBA moment was, I didn’t know if it was good or bad… Stephen Curry did cross me up when we played them and I was like ‘oh yeah, this is Stephen Curry’,” Mitchell told Kyle Draper on Kings Central. “I knew he had handles, but I didn’t know he had that much handles. He got me, I’m not going to lie.”

Stephen Curry is a talented player, and Davion Mitchell is certainly not alone in getting scored on by the Warriors superstar. He did his best to make it tough on Curry that game, but the Warriors still ended up beating the Kings.

The Sacramento Kings haven't been spectacular this season, and they are currently the 10th seed in the Western Conference. However, if they retain that position or move upwards, they will have the opportunity to break their playoff drought. That can happen either by outright getting to the 6th seed or via the play-in tournament. We'll see if they are able to achieve that in the future.