During one of Kanye West’s many Twitter floods of the last week, the rapper compared his longevity at the top to the NBA, saying he had been at the top of the game for two generations of artists.
I am the Jordan and Steph Curry of music, meaning I'm the best of 2 generations.— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 15, 2016
That is a pretty impressive compliment, both from West to himself, and to Curry, and a reporter asked Cury what it was like to be compared to Jordan by the outspoken star.
“That was kind of funny and honoring at the same time. But then also very weird that he put me in the same conversation as Michael and Kanye.”
Curry went on to praise a Bleacher Report photoshop that featured the Bulls superstar guarding him but with Kanye’s face superimposed on both of them.
Curry still has a way to go to match Jordan’s six NBA titles, but he and the Warriors are getting closer to breaking Chicago’s 72-10 regular season mark with a 48-4 record and 30 games left in the season.
– Brendan Maloy