Isiah Thomas claims Draymond Green real Warriors PG, argues Stephen Curry’s GOAT status

Since his debut, Stephen Curry has climbed through the NBA ladder, collecting accolades that speak for his immeasurable talent. While climbing that ladder, he has also pulled the Golden State Warriors through both financial and sporting success.

While the NBA community believes Stephen Curry has the skills to be considered among the best point guards of the league, 2-time NBA championship winner Isiah Thomas begs to differ.

Isiah Thomas talks on Stephen Curry’s ability as PG

Recently on “The Draymond Green Show”, the former Detroit Pistons point guard Isiah Thomas criticized Curry’s abilities as a PG and compared him with his teammate and the show’s host Draymond Green, the 2017 NBA Defensive Player of the Year.

The 62-year-old heaped praise on Green saying that he acts as the PG in the team and has more assists than Curry. He went ahead saying, “You bring the ball up, you initiate the offense, you set the defense, you run the show. Steph comes off screens, he catches and he shoots, and he is one of the greatest shooters ever.”

According to Thomas, Green has superior abilities to assist and defend while Curry, one of the greatest sharpshooters, does what he is best known as after getting the ball.

Stephen Curry’s importance to Warriors offense

Stephen Curry has revolutionized the game with his exception shooting skills and assists, leading the Warriors to four Championship title wins and acquired several accolades in the past fifteen years since he got drafted by the franchise.

With him on the floor, the team gets the much-needed talismanic effect. So far this season, the Warriors have a 34-30 record while their offense ranks 12th with 116.8 rating. It is important to note that the team could manage only one win without Steph Curry out of the five games he didn’t play.

Curry knows how to draw the defensive attention so that his teammates get chances to score. He not only helps in increasing the team’s scoring records but also is capable of facing pressure during games.

The 35-year-old is averaging 26.9 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.9 assists while shooting at 44.9% from the floor and at 40.7% from the 3-point range this season.

His work ethic, dedication, along with his court vision, shooting skills and ball handling abilities make him a standout performer. Although the 2-time NBA MVP might not seem like a great point guard for Isiah Thomas, he is undoubtedly the backbone of the Warriors.

Shalini Ray

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Shalini is a passionate NBA follower who got hooked to the game thanks to Stephen Curry's sharpshooting show. While indulging in the sport of basketball solely within the confines of the school court, she keeps herself as close as possible to the game through all the latest happenings in the world of NBA.


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