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Stephen Curry Claps Back At Mike James' Criticism: “It’s All Bad For Them… Even As One-Dimensional As I Am... I’m So Petty.”

Stephen Curry Claps Back At Mike James' Criticism: “It’s All Bad For Them… Even As One-Dimensional As I Am... I’m So Petty.”

Stephen Curry is one of the coolest NBA players out there, but that doesn't mean he doesn't hear the comments about him around the league. The 2022 Finals MVP already called himself 'the petty King' but he keeps demonstrating that on and off the court. 

Following a wonderful series against the Boston Celtics, where he captured his fourth NBA championship and first Finals MVP, Steph sent a message to his doubters, saying that he always pays attention to what people say about him and is always ready to respond. 

Recently, former Brooklyn Nets player Mike James criticized Curry, saying he's not a top 5 player in the NBA right now given his one-dimensional game. 

"Steph, like how he plays and how he gets stuff off, it’s just kind of one-dimensional at times if that makes sense. … He’s not the primary ball-handler a lot and for a point guard that kind of bothers me. But he does score off the dribble so I mean he’s a superstar. When you’re picking your top five, you’re kind of just nit-picking.”

These comments made some noise around the league, but one didn't think that Curry would reply. 

Well, once again, he showed why he's the petty king and recently took a jab at James' comments while talking about his campers. During a recent interview, Curry was asked about how hard it was for campers to play against him and beat him. He didn't miss the chance to clap back and make a little fun with that. 

"It’s all bad for them… Even as one-dimensional as I am… I’m sorry, I'm petty. I'm so petty. Keep it going, I like that," Curry said while laughing. 

It was a clear message for Steph, who is still pretty cool but will use the tiniest thing people say about him to fuel his competitiveness. The Golden State Warriors benefited from that the past season and with all the noise this offseason, the Chef will be ready to cook next campaign. 

The Golden State Warriors just returned to the top of the league, and if rivals keep poking the bear, Curry will keep destroying them on his way to winning more championships.