UNSUPPORTED BROWSER
NBA

Stephen Curry thinks he's a better offensive player than LeBron James

Photo: Ben Margot/Associated Press

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry was asked during an interview whether he thought he or Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James was the better offensive player.

Naturally, Curry chose himself.

"A better offensive player, me or LeBron? That's the first time I've ever been asked that question. Me," Curry said on "The Dan Patrick Show."

Curry said that James demands a lot of attention on the floor, but says he can also distribute the ball and get his teammates involved. 

MoreInside LeBron James' weight loss and low-carb diet

Curry averaged 24 points and 8.5 assists last season, compared to James, who averaged 27.1 points (third in the NBA), 6.4 assists and 6.9 rebounds a game.

Curry attempted and made more three-point field goals than anyone else in the league, but James shot better from the field than Curry (56.7 percent to 47.1 percent) and had a better player efficiency rating (29.40 to Curry’s 24.13.)

Steve Ballmer officially new Clippers owner
Sports Illustrated's Michael McCann discusses the sale of ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Ballmer, and how that impacts Donald Sterling.

- Scooby Axson

More NBA

SI.com

Drag this icon to your bookmark bar.
Then delete your old SI.com bookmark.

SI.com

Click the share icon to bookmark us.