The honor felt somewhat impersonal until he stood shoulder to shoulder with luminaries like Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the all-time team was honored at halftime of Sunday’s All-Star game.
“When you see them in person, and you feel like the aura of what they were and are in terms of history of the game, it’s just a whole different experience,” said Curry, one of four playing in the All-Star game and named to the anniversary team.
Curry’s 16 3-pointers were the most ever by someone in an NBA game – regular season, postseason or All-Star:
Curry shattered the prior All-Star record. Curry reminisced about being born in the same Akron hospital as LeBron, meeting LeBron in four Warriors-Cavs NBA Finals, excelling throughout the All-Star game in Cleveland then finally seeing LeBron’s big basket.