Steve Kerr: “I Think Stephen Curry in a Lot of Ways Is Like Michael Jordan Because There Are So Many Moments That Stand Out That They All Kind of Bleed Together.”

Published 12/07/2021, 9:18 PM EST

The Golden State Warriors are cruising in the NBA. Having the best record in the league, they have emerged as a surprise threat. The main reason behind their performance is Stephen Curry putting on a show every single night. His contributions have hit home for the Bay and the other players have also done their job.

While talking about the Baby Faced Assassin, Steve Kerr compared him to none other than Michael Jordan.

When Jordan played, one thing was certain: there would be no shortage of highlights. From dunks to crazy layups, Jordan had all the weapons. Similarly, Curry dominates the game with his shooting prowess.


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Some of his shots seem to be impossible, but Curry still manages to make them count. Both these players are truly one of a kind.

Nov 26, 2021; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after a time out call by the Portland Trail Blazers during the second quarter at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

Focusing on this factor, Kerr compared Stephen Curry to Jordan.

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Kerr says Stephen Curry is a lot like Michael Jordan

Golden State Warriors’ coach Steve Kerr understands the game better than most. He has played with and even coached many great players, which has helped him tremendously. While speaking about his current best player, he said Curry is similar to Jordan because they have many moments that stand out.

He said: “I think Steph in a lot of ways is like Michael Jordan because there are so many moments that stand out that they all kind of bleed together. … Maybe that’s the true sign of greatness.”


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Kerr is accurate about the fact that both these players have had stand out moments. For Jordan, his NBA Finals record and clutch shots stand out in his entire career. ‘His Airness’ was always the guy and his legend fed off his clutch ability.

On the other hand, Curry continues to break shooting records and even looks to set new ones. Hence, there is no doubt that these moments are what make the two stars great.


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Both of them are important to the history of the game. Jordan made an impact on an entire generation and turned NBA into a big market. About Curry, his shooting led to a change in the league’s play style and paved way for the three point era in the NBA.

Both these stars have produced some great moments, and they have done it frequently. Hence, Steve Kerr may have a great point with this comparison. What do you think of Kerr’s comments? Let us know in the comments below.



Anuj Talwalkar

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Anuj Talwalkar is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He is a student studying at NM College in Mumbai, aspiring to pursue sports management to follow his love for sports. Anuj started following the NBA last year, and he loves to combine his passion for writing with his understanding of basketball.