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Stephen Curry Names the Three NBA Legends He Would Like to Play With Most

Warriors guard Stephen Curry has played with more than his fair share of greats during his NBA career.

Guard Klay Thompson, forward Draymond Green and guard Chris Paul are among his current teammates—to say nothing of All-Stars of yore to pass through the Bay Area, like Andre Iguodala or DeMarcus Cousins. Basketball's greatest shooter has had a front-row seat to a number of stellar careers.

Thus, appearing on a list of legends with whom Curry wishes he could play is no small feat. Three hoops greats made the cut on Friday’s episode of Dubs Talk with Monte Poole and Dalton Johnson of NBC Sports Bay Area, which included an interview with the future Hall of Famer.

“My top three, I’d probably say [Michael] Jordan, Shaq [Shaquille O’Neal] and maybe Hakeem Olajuwon,” Curry said. “I’d like to play with all three of those guys because I think Jordan, you just wanna see it up close and personal. I think a pick and roll with me and Hakeem or me and Shaq would be pretty much unstoppable.”

O’Neal and Curry actually played against each other once, on Jan. 11, 2010 in Oakland. O’Neal had 13 points and six rebounds against 21 points, seven rebounds and five assists for the rookie Curry; the former’s Cavaliers triumphed 117–114 behind 37 points from forward LeBron James.

Olajuwon, on the other hand, was teammates with Curry's father Dell on the 2002 Raptors. Jordan has no direct Curry connection aside from their shared North Carolina heritage, but the prospect of playing with the legend would likely tantalize anyone.