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Stephen Curry Picks Himself Over Prime Allen Iverson: “On The Court, I Modelled A Lot Of The Ball Handling Stuff After What AI Did, But Still Gotta Bet On Myself.”

Stephen Curry Picks Himself Over Prime Allen Iverson: “On The Court, I Modelled A Lot Of The Ball Handling Stuff After What AI Did, But Still Gotta Bet On Myself.”

Stephen Curry is one of the most skillful players in NBA history. Curry has incredible handles and is the best shooter in NBA history. Curry has changed the game and has become one of the most influential players to ever play in the NBA. But how would Curry fare against another influential player is Allen Iverson?

If you ask Stephen Curry that question, he backs himself to have the edge over Allen Iverson. During his recent undercover video with GQ Sports, Curry encountered a question of Quora which asked fans to pick between a prime Allen Iverson and Stephen Curry.

Curry noted that he would take Allen Iverson's cornrows over his own any day, even mentioning how he tried to get cornrows similar to Iverson. And while he was very much influenced by Iverson and incorporated elements of his play into his own game, he backs himself over the 76ers legend (2:28 onwards).

“That is a great question when I tried cornrows. I would take prime Iverson cornrows over prime Steph cornrows first and foremost. But on the court, I modeled a lot of the ball handling stuff after what AI did. But still, gotta bet on myself… without the cornrows.”

Curry and Iverson are very similar players. Both players were MVPs and changed the NBA in their own way. When you compare the two players, they actually match up very evenly. Perhaps the only department that Curry holds the edge over Iverson is championships, with Curry winning three NBA championships and Iverson retiring without winning an NBA championship.

Iverson, despite not winning an NBA championship, is still regarded as one of the greatest players in NBA history. And his career will always be remembered with great fondness among NBA fans, because of the impact he had on the game and the fanbase.