Stephen Curry: ‘Juan Carlos Navarro was a source of inspiration for me’

Stephen Curry, base of Golden state warriors, participated in a virtual meeting with journalists in the framework of the All Star Game from Atlanta in which he answered a question about how much Juan Carlos Navarro, a former Barça player, influenced his game.

“I played against him in a match with the national team and I have seen many videos of him,” he said. Curry, brand new champion of the triples contest of the All star in this edition-. His creativity, his shot selection, his pace on the court, his ability to take advantage of the blocks perfectly … You see all that when you play against him. I’ve seen him hit 3-pointers throwing one leg, but also the way he moved around the court. These are things that I have tried to learn to improve my game ”.

Curry He gracefully explained that “I also tried to mimic his one-leg triples and even got to hit a couple of them.” The base of the Warriors He added that he was an inspiration to me. You always have to look at those who can make you improve both on and off the track ”.

Navarrese only played one season in the NBA, with the Memphis
Grizzlies, a year before Curry will reach the league, selected in the ‘draft’ by Golden state warriors.