By Stanley Kay
January 23, 2014

Steph Curry Kevin Durant said Stephen Curry is the best shooter to ever play. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Kevin Durant is playing better basketball than anyone in the world right now, but he said the best shooter in NBA history is a different superstar: Stephen Curry.

Responding to a question from a follower on Twitter about a hypothetical three-point contest between he and Curry, Durant said that Curry would win the contest "any day" and that the Warrior guard is the "best shooter to ever play" the game.

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This season, Durant is averaging 31 points per game for the Thunder, while Curry is scoring 23.5 points per game. Ironically, Curry's three-point shooting percentage is down to .383 this year from .453 last season.

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