Stephen Curry Responds to Mark Jackson’s Claim He’s ‘Hurting the Game’

December 26th, 2015 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

Former Golden State Warriors head coach and current NBA analyst Mark Jackson set the basketball world ablaze Friday when he asserted reigning MVP Stephen Curry is "hurting the game" of basketball due to the influence his long-range shooting has on younger players, but the Dubs point guard seemed confounded by the comments following his team's Christmas Day win. 

"I have to talk to him," Curry said, according to Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears. "I don't know what he means by that. If you can shoot, shoot. If you can't, stop."

During the broadcast of Friday's 2015 NBA Finals rematch between the Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers on ABC, Jackson discussed the way he believes Curry is hindering the development of aspiring ballers. 

 Jackson said, according to CBS Sports: 

To a degree, he's hurting the game. And what I mean by that is I go into these high school gyms, I watch these kids and the first thing they do is run to the three-point line. You are not Steph Curry. Work on your other aspects of the game. People think that he's just ...

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