Tony Allen Says Stephen Curry’s Skill Set Isn’t Anything New to Him

May 5th, 2015 by Dan Carson Leave a reply »

Stephen Curry is good. I guess we’ll give him that. 

The Golden State Warriors point guard is averaging 31.4 points a game so far in the 2015 postseason, his team hasn't yet dropped a playoff game and the NBA named him its Most Valuable Player on Monday. We get it: He’s not bad at basketball.

But while Curry might’ve had a decent game or two this year, one of his second-round playoff opponents, Memphis Grizzlies 2-guard Tony Allen, isn’t going to sit here and act like he’s impressed. Rather, he thinks Curry’s 2014-15 season is old hat, a decent roll of the dice. 

Following the Grizzlies’ practice Monday, Allen stated that Curry is a good-but-not-unique quantity in the NBA, per’s Nate Stuhlbarg. Commenting on Curry’s 2014-15 MVP selection, Allen gave the Warriors star a quadruple-negative golf clap. 

“He can shoot the ball pretty good and he got a nice handle,” he said. “But it ain’t nothing I ain’t never seen before.”

Nah, man. Tony Allen’s not shook. ...

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