NBA HOFer Charles Barkley claims Warriors ace Stephen Curry gets destroyed in Michael Jordan era

NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley gave out a controversial opinion involving one of the NBA’s biggest contemporary stars during his interview on the Bill Simmons Podcast. Barkley claimed that the current Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry would not have survived on the court if he played during the Michael Jordan era.

Curry’s statement about being the greatest point guard ever to play the game already stirred up a debate among the NBA fans and media covering it alike. Since making that claim, many media personalities and veterans have not shied away from sharing their views on where the Warrior’s point guard stands in comparison to the great Point Guards of the game.

Charles Barkley talks about Stephen Curry playing in Michael Jordan’s era

During an interview on the Bill Simmons Podcast, Charles Barkley talked about how the 80s and 90s era of basketball was much more physical when compared to the modern basketball scene. He emphasized the beatings players had to take while playing on the court as at that time the players were not afraid to get physical with the other team’s best players.

He further said, “As much as I love Steph Curry, and I love Steph Curry, can you imagine the Bad Boys beating the hell out of him? If you think he could take those blows that John Salley, Dennis Rodman, Bill Laimbeer, those body checks that they were putting on Michael and Scottie and myself and guys like that, you think Steph Curry wouldn’t break?”


Is Stephen Curry the greatest Warriors player in the history?

Stephen Curry’s statement about being the best point guard ever is arguable but there is hardly any debate when it comes to talking about his tenure with Golden State Warriors. Stephen is the greatest player to play for the Golden State Warriors and his stats and gameplay back him up on this one.

Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry has accomplished almost everything a player can realistically accomplish in an NBA team. He is the all-time leader in points, steals, assists, and win shares for the Golden State Warriors. He is a two-time NBA MVP, Four-time NBA champion, and one-time NBA Finals MVP. Along with these accolades, he is also an elite shooter and playmaker.

What do you think of Charles Barkley’s comments on Stephen Curry? Do you think Curry would have survived in that era? We are eager to hear your thoughts and opinions on this hot take by Barkley, so drop down in the comments and let us know.


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