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Stephen Curry Had A Brilliant Answer To Whether He Would Rather Watch LeBron James Win His 5th Ring Or Miss The Playoffs With The Warriors

Stephen Curry Had A Brilliant Answer To Whether He Would Rather Watch LeBron James Win His 5th Ring Or Miss The Playoffs With The Warriors

Stephen Curry and LeBron James both have incredible legacies in basketball, and after the Warriors' triumphant season in 2021-22, both have the same number of championship rings as well. Despite having made it to the NBA Finals on 10 different occasions, LeBron only has 4 NBA titles, and Curry can now say the same. What makes it even more interesting is that 3 of Curry's 4 came against James in the Finals when he made it there with the Cleveland Cavaliers. 

Both Curry and James have ties to Cleveland, adding another commonality. And LeBron has been an influential figure in Steph's life. Steph recently revealed that he still has the signed jersey he got from the King when he was in college. The fact that the two rivals are now tied up when it comes to titles is an interesting new dynamic between them, one that they will hope to gain a clear advantage over the other before their careers come to an end. 

James and the Los Angeles Lakers struggled last season but cannot be counted out with the amount of star power they have. And the Golden State Warriors remain among the favorites to defend their Western Conference crown next season with an excellent balance of youth and experience on their roster. So when Steph Curry was asked an interesting question about a hypothetical scenario involving him and LeBron next season, he was ready with an answer. 


Stephen Curry Gave An Excellent Answer When Asked To Choose Between LeBron Winning His 5th Ring And Missing The Playoffs Himself

Stephen Curry did a fun interview segment with Sports Illustrated called 'This Or That', in which he was asked what he would choose, missing the playoffs or making it but watching LeBron win his 5th ring. Curry has never been a slouch in front of the camera, though, and managed a quick and clever answer. 

Ashley Nicole Moss: "Would you rather miss the playoffs next year or watch your buddy LeBron win his 5th ring?"

Stephen Curry: "Oh, I love these. No, no, no. I'm getting in the playoffs, you gonna have to beat us, so I'm rocking with that."

True to the competitive nature that has made him the superstar he is today, Steph Curry chose to make the playoffs. It seems the sharpshooter has all the confidence in his Warriors being able to beat the Lakers if they are to face them. And with the way last season played out, who can question this confident answer?