The Golden State Warriors have finally found their groove as they have the best record in the NBA. However, Stephen Curry has stirred the rumor mill when he said in an interview that the Charlotte Hornets are “on his radar” in the 2017 NBA free agency.
Warriors on pace to make NBA history…again
The Warriors broke records last season but they are on pace to make NBA history once again. According to Rolling Stone, Golden State might tie or even break the record they set last season. At 16-2, the Warriors could win more than 73 games this season.
However, there are a lot of factors to consider before the Warriors try to beat that record. They were clearly exhausted in the NBA Finals which means their four All-Stars could be rested one week before the playoffs. Also, some chemistry issues might arise from Stephen Curry’s latest comments.
Stephen Curry to the Charlotte Hornets?
In a recent interview with The Charlotte Observer, Curry was asked if he would consider joining his hometown team Hornets. He answered that Charlotte will be “on his radar” next year but he is focused on the current season.
“It’s on my radar but it’s not really on my mind as much day-to-day. I’m just trying to enjoy what this season is going to bring,” Curry said.
The back-to-back MVP also revealed that he has no problem with Kevin Durant scoring more than him this season. It should be noted that KD is currently averaging 27.4 points per game to lead Golden State while Curry is at only 26.6 points per game.
Will the two-time MVP stay in the Bay Area or go back home?
Wardell Stephen Curry II was born in Akron, Ohio but he grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina. He loves his hometown and even root for the Carolina Panthers. Even though he admitted that the Hornets are “on his radar,” he will not join leave Golden State.
Of course, that is unless they fail to win the 2017 NBA Championship. The Warriors have a pretty special group of guys that can win titles for the next five years or so. The Hornets are a playoff team but they are nowhere near the level of the Warriors.
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