Whose NBA career is better? Stephen Curry vs. Jerry West

Victors are determined decisively on the court, but one great joy of fandom outside the lines has no clear winner. We love to weigh the merits of our favorite players against each other, and yet a taproom full of basketball fans can never unanimously agree on the GOAT. In this series, we attempt to settle scores of NBA undercard debates — or at least give you fodder for your next “Who is better?” argument.

Video Transcript

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- What a spectacular move!

- That could be the greatest move I've ever seen live.

- Three seconds, Curry from half court. Oh! He puts it in!

- West is between them on defence. Watch West. He taps it away. Tries to beat the buzzer. Basically, if he beats the buzzer, the Lakers win it.

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- Good, for Curry at 3!

- The baby-faced assassin knocked down a triple.

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- Curry floats it the other way. And he got it!

- How fun is he?

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- 2 seconds, 1 second. West throws it up. He makes it!

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