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Take your pick: Stephen Curry vs Kyrie Irving

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Take your pick: Stephen Curry vs Kyrie Irving

Who would you rather have to build your franchise around? Both guys are amongst the elite scorer at the point guard spot, both are also seem to be injury prone and it seems as tho health is the only thing that will keep these two from being a top 5 PG in the future.


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In my opinion, I would take a

In my opinion, I would take a healthy Stephen Curry. However, due to Curry being very injury prone and older than Irving, I would take Irving in general.

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Kyrie is more talented and is

Kyrie is more talented and is already one of the best closers and clutch players in the league. Curry hasn't made a game winner yet in his career and hasn't really shown he can take over games with a under a minute left the way guys like Irving and Chris Paul can. It would also be a lot easier to answer if either one of them were at least an average defender

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Kyrie is one of the clutches

Kyrie is one of the clutches players, no doubt. But even dating back to college, Curry has been a killer in the big playoff atmosphere-type games.always stepped his game up. Thats a certain level of clutch f you ask me.

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Well both of them are

Well both of them are actually pretty injury prone...

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irving

kyrie's injuries don't seem to be related to one another (shoulder, concussion, etc.), whereas people will worry about Steph's ankles for the rest of his career. I would love to take steph (I think he will age better and is also more dynamic), but i think with kyrie being 4 years younger, I would have to build around kyrie.

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Curry is killin it in his

Curry is killin it in his first playoff series, give me him... and some ankle insurance lol

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Tough choice but i'm going

Tough choice but i'm going with Kyrie:

When Steph was 21 he was averaging 28.9 PPG, 5.6 APG, 4.4 RPG in college

At 21 Kyrie is averaging 22.5 PPG, 5.9 APG, 3.7 RPG in the NBA

I gotta take Kyrie, by the time he's 25 who knows how good he will be.

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hahaha don't make me choose

hahaha don't make me choose between my two fav players! If i have a play-making wing like a Harden I'm going kyrie. If i have athletes and slashes at the wing, curry. difference is in the passing for curry, and all around scoring for kyrie.

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hahaha don't make me choose

hahaha don't make me choose between my two fav players! If i have a play-making wing like a Harden I'm going kyrie. If i have athletes and slashes at the wing, curry. difference is in the passing for curry, and all around scoring for kyrie.

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don't make me choose!

hahaha don't make me choose between my two fav players! If i have a play-making wing like a Harden I'm going kyrie. If i have athletes and slashes at the wing, curry. difference is in the passing for curry, and all around scoring for kyrie.

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hahahah triple post

hahahah triple post really???? apologies

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I would take Kyrie for a

I would take Kyrie for a future no doubt..

but as far for today, to be honest I think he is overrated he gets 22 and FIVE on bad bad team, while Curry is a full package 23/4/6/2 on strong playoff team looking to play in conference semi's

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I'll take

I'll take John Wall
then Curry
then Kyrie

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I'm a Cleveland fan but this

I'm a Cleveland fan but this is a hard one. I'll take Kyrie not because I'm a cav, but because he's 4 years younger, is quicker and has better dribbling. They're actually very similar players in alot of aspects.

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Very tough decision but it

Very tough decision but it seems like Curry can make players better, even without his passing. He can just go off the ball and let other players do whatever they want and curry can score 30 without being a ball stopper,while getting 7 assist a game. Kyrie can be a bigger star but I think his playmaking for others is a little overrated. IMO he is more Allen Iverson then Chris Paul not saying that's a bad thing because AI has gotten farther then CP3 has ever. So I'll take Curry because he scores within the flow of the game while everyone else is scoring too and opens up the floor so much for everyone because you can't come a inch off of him.

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Irving

I'd take Irving. Younger and is not repeatedly injuring the same body part. I had a friend with ankle issues so I have seen how they can play out first hand.

With that said, this would be a nice one on one matchup because of how similar they play.

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Kyrie

Kyrie is a score first point guard because with the current "supporting" cast of the cavs he has to be. As a cavs fan i watched most of the games and he drives and dishes with ease but his teammates cant finish. Thompson is getting better but is still raw, Zeller usually cant catch the ball or throws up an air ball, and Gee and Waiters usually dont catch and shoot but try to create for themselves.

My point is you cant judge Kyrie's ability to make teammates better and rack up assists by simply looking at the numbers. Once he has more talent around him and players that actually finish consistantly, as he did in high school and college, he will change his game and be more of a pure point guard. With the team now I'd rather have Kyrie doing circus layups and shooting to many 3s because those shots have a better chance of going in than anything Luke Walton throws up. With more talent Kyrie wont have to take low percentage shots and he can focus less on scoring and more on running the team.

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