Stephen Curry, LeBron James, and Anthony Davis’ Viral Conversation Finally Comes to Light as the Avenger Squad Assembles for the Olympics: “Not Gonna Need Him”

Published 10/09/2023, 4:30 PM EDT

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Team USA is going to be on a mission during the basketball tournament in the 2024 Paris Olympics. After the second-string young squad suffered humiliation during the FIBA World Cup 2023, the veterans are now taking the lead. They have now made sure that they dispose of everything in their arsenal to prove the USA’s unfazed mettle. Therefore, there is no better recruiter than LeBron James, who wants to prove a point despite having multiple gold medals.

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Joining him in the quest is Stephen Curry. Therefore, the two appeared rather chummy during the preseason opener between the Warriors and the Lakers

Stephen Curry and LeBron James had a lot of fun

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As the game concluded, Curry and James were around each other for around a minute. They both were enjoying their time and laughed the entire duration. People wondered what transpired between the two.

As per some sources, apparently, the two phenoms were discussing their chances at the Olympics. There is proof that a giddy James stated to Curry, “You’re gonna need a gold medal”. To which the sharpshooter responded, “Nobody is going to stop us”. Then Curry spotted Anthony Davis coming closer and quipped, “We’re not gonna need him”. 

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This has been the interpretation of some fans about the viral video. While the audio-visual symmetry can suggest that such a conversation, there is no way to confirm it. However, the way the conversation developed, it wouldn’t be surprising if both said something along these lines.

Whatever may have been said or implied, the duo had a great time together. It showcases that the two have grown close over the years. They have been Postseason nemesis for a long time. From 2015 to 2018, they both saw each other in the Finals. Last season, they met in the Conference Finals. Therefore, this is one of the greatest rivalries in NBA history. 

Seeing such rivals share such fun-filled moments displays mutual respect. At any rate, will there be any answer to the USA Olympics bonanza next year?

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With Curry and LeBron taking the lead, this squad is set to wreak havoc. Devin Booker and Damian Lillard make for an unstoppable shooting squad alongside Curry.

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Joel Embiid brings unstoppable offensive flow. Having Davis and adding Bam Adebayo gives tremendous defensive stability. Kevin Durant is an all-purpose scorer and this has to be one of the greatest scoring lineups in NBA history.

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With the wealth of experience, running complex plays would be easier. Considering the World Cup humiliation, these players will engage with a mindset of getting back at the world.

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In the Olympics, who will you leave open? Pick your poison.

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Shubham Singh

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Shubham is an NBA Writer at Essentially Sports. He became a fan of the NBA in late 2000s and his interest skyrocketed after Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks upset the Miami Heat in Six Games during 2011 NBA Finals. He loves looking into playing styles of different players and teams while also trying to analyse what circumstances shape a typical NBA game.
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