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Steph Curry rules out playing with LeBron James: ‘I’m fine right now’


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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry on Wednesday dismissed the idea of ​​potentially playing with LeBron James after the Los Angeles Lakers mentioned Curry as a guard he would like to play with.

James made the remark in a clip from the upcoming episode of HBO’s “The Shop.”

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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James shoots during the second half of a game against the New Orleans Pelicans in Los Angeles on April 1, 2022.
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“In today’s game? Shit there are mothers —– in today’s game, but Steph Curry. Steph Curry is the one I would want to play with for sure, in today’s game. … Right now it’s Steph,” James, 37, said.

“I love everything about this guy. Deadly. When he gets out of his car, you better protect him as soon as he gets in the arena. As soon as he gets out of his car, you better keep his a – -. You might want to keep him when he gets out of bed. I swear to God.

He also mentioned his son Bronny and Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic as players he would like to play with in the league.

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Curry, speaking to 95.7 The Game, said the pair were already teammates.

“He got his wish. He was the captain. He picked me the last two All-Star games. I don’t know if that’s enough, but I’m fine right now,” Curry said.

Steph Curry rules out playing with LeBron James: ‘I’m fine right now’

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, center, celebrates a score against the Indiana Pacers on December 5, 2016, in Oakland, California.
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“Anytime you have the interest or curiosity to know what it would be like to play with an MVP caliber dude like him, greatest ever, cool. It’s amazing. We can all live in this world fantastic.”

James’ contract with the Lakers ends after next season. Los Angeles has already been knocked out of the playoffs this season.

Steph Curry rules out playing with LeBron James: ‘I’m fine right now’

Stephen Curry and LeBron James of Team LeBron are shown prior to the 2022 NBA All-Star Game on February 20, 2022 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland.
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The future Hall of Famer has previously said he would want to play for whatever team his son Bronny James plays for if Bronny reaches the NBA.

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