Superstar Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors thinks he is the greatest point guard in NBA history. The Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson and the Davidson product are regarded as the two best point guards of all time.
Curry has four NBA championships, two MVPs from the regular season, one from the Finals, two scoring crowns, and one from steals while playing for the Warriors. Both nine All-Star and nine All-NBA teams have been selected by him. Curry averaged 24.6 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 6.5 assists in the NBA during his career. In NBA history, he has made the most 3-pointers.
Johnson earned five NBA Championships, three MVP awards during the regular season, three MVP awards during the Finals, four assists titles, and two steals titles with the Lakers during his Hall of Fame career. Made ten All-NBA teams and twelve All-Star teams. Johnson averaged 19.5 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 11.2 assists during his NBA career. He ranks third all-time in triple-doubles and eighth all-time in assists.
Johnson was a better passer and defender than Curry, who is a greater scorer and shooter. Curry and Johnson are both NBA legends, and like Johnson, who was elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2002, Curry will also one day be inducted.
In six games, the Warriors were defeated by the Lakers in the 2023 Western Conference Semifinals. This offseason, they traded Chris Paul to the Washington Wizards in exchange for Jordan Poole. Paul, Curry, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins, and Draymond Green are anticipated to start for Golden State in the upcoming campaign.
Regarding Johnson’s Lakers, the purple and gold team added Gabe Vincent, Cam Reddish, Taurean Prince, and Jaxson Hayes in addition to re-signing D’Angelo Russell, Austin Reaves, and Rui Hachimura. Anthony Davis also agreed to a three-year, $177 million contract extension with the Lakers.