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Stephen Curry Is The Most Hated NBA Players On Social Media, Per New Study

Stephen Curry Is The Most Watched NBA Player On National Television Ahead Of LeBron James, Kevin Durant, And Giannis Antentokounmpo

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Being successful is always going to bring bad comments to you and if you want to find the perfect representation to that (other than LeBron James), you can take a look at Stephen Curry, one of the best players in the league right now and arguably the greatest shooter of all time.

The veteran point guard has been doing great things ever since he entered the league and even though he fought hard to be where he is right now, Curry keeps getting a lot of hate. The man can't catch a break and surprisingly, a lot of people dislike him regardless of what he does on the court. A new study conducted by Top Rated Casinos (via Basketball News) demonstrated that the Golden State Warriors star is the most hated NBA player on social media.

They compiled roughly 3,000 tweets that were sent to various NBA players between October 2020 to January 2021, and each tweet was analyzed for positive, negative, and neutral words using the online analytics tool SEMrush.

They found that Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is the most-trolled NBA player on Twitter. Of all the tweets sent to Curry, 27.9% had a negative tone, which was the highest percentage of any player.

Washington Wizards guard Russell Westbrook received the second-most negative tweets, with 24.6% of his mentions categorized as negative.

In third place is Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, with 22.3% of tweets mentioning him reflecting a negative tone. In tweets about Embiid, the most-used emoji was the garbage-bin emoji, per the study.

Rounding out the top-six were Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (22.1% negative tweets) and Brooklyn Nets stars Kevin Durant (21.7%) and Kyrie Irving (20.7%).

There aren't a lot of players more fun and enjoyable to watch than Stephen Curry but his enchants don't seem to convince everybody. He's done anything he could in the league, became the first and only MVP winner, won three NBA titles while demonstrating he's one of the most unselfish players ever but some people just like to throw shade at him.

This season, regardless of his good performances with the Warriors, Curry remains the most hated player in the league. He's living his best life now and although the Dubs surely miss Klay Thompson, Steph is ready to do his job and don't bother about other people's comments.