Stephen A. Smith Declares LeBron James As The Player Of This Era Over Steph Curry

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In NBA history, LeBron James and Steph Curry will always be connected. They have played a key role in numerous memorable basketball victories and moments over the past 15 years.

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King James was named as the face of this generation by Stephen A. Smith, who made an appearance on "The Breakfast Club."

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The seasoned sports observer still views Curry, a four-time MVP, as "the person" fans will remember this generation for:

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“To me, Curry’s my favorite player. But I can tell you that as a guy that goes to the arenas, man. When LeBron walks in, it’s just a different feel.

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"As much as you love Curry and as much as you love watching Golden State, as entertaining as they are, I think he’s the greatest shooter that ever lived, greatest shooter that God ever created, but when LeBron walks into a building, it’s a different animal.”

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From 2011 through 2014, LeBron James led the Miami Heat to four consecutive NBA Finals. After that, the GOAT contender left South Beach and went back to his first team, the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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He immediately led the Cavaliers on a four-year journey to the NBA Finals where they faced Steph Curry's illustrious Golden State Warriors.

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In 2020, James won another championship, this time with the Los Angeles Lakers. The emotional 2022 NBA Finals, Curry's fourth in eight years, followed suit.

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The best shooter in the league earned his first MVP award in the Finals, the final achievement in an illustrious career.

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LeBron James and Steph Curry have appeared in several of the most memorable NBA events from the past 15 years.

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Basketball fans have been debating which player will be associated with this generation for a number of reasons, and this is one of them.

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