Walt Frazier Doesn’t Think Stephen Curry Will Sustain Level of Play

March 3rd, 2016 by Mike Norris Leave a reply »

Add Hall of Famer Walt Frazier to the list of former NBA players who think Stephen Curry's game is overrated.

Speaking on ESPN Radio's Mike and Mike on Thursday morning (h/t CSNBayArea.com), Frazier, who averaged 18.9 points, 6.1 assists and 5.9 rebounds per game in his 13-year career, said there is one main reason the Golden State Warriors guard is so successful:

There's no comparison because of the 3-ball, man. Former players, I never had an opportunity for the 3-ball ... if there was no 3-ball shot, would we be talking about the greatness of Curry today? What has made him great is his ability, uncanny ability, to shoot from 30 feet, 35 feet, the accuracy that he has shown in making that particular shot.

Curry, who leads the NBA in scoring with 30.7 points per game, benefits from the three-point line. He shoots 46.8 percent from downtown and has already broken his own NBA single-season three-point record with more than 20 games left to play this year.

Frazier said Curry's game would suffer if there were no three-point line:

Yeah, but it would be a little more difficult becau ...

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