Stephen Curry Comments on Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Comparison

March 17th, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

Weeks after New York Knicks president Phil Jackson drew a comparison between reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry and former high-level scorer Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, the Golden State Warriors point guard addressed the Zen Master's observation following his team's 121-85 drubbing of the Knicks on Wednesday night.

According to's Ian Begley, Curry said he saw some resemblance between his game and Abdul-Rauf's after Jackson's comments sent him in search of highlights:

I actually went and watched YouTube highlights of (Abdul-Rauf) at LSU. I really never watched his game before. It helped my basketball knowledge a little bit. There are some similarities for sure. I watched one game – he had 40-something on the road. He had that thrust in transition, pulling up from 3, getting in the paint. I didn't know much about his game. I knew who he was. I watched three YouTube videos and kept it moving.

Here's footage of Abdul-Rauf in action versus Jackson's Bulls:

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