Curry: I'm a better offensive player than LeBron

Curry: I'm a better offensive player than LeBron
August 12, 2014, 12:30 pm
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That's the first time I've ever been asked that question ... Me. It's gotta be, right?
Stephen Curry

Last season, Stephen Curry averaged 24.0 points and 8.5 assists per game, while shooting 47.1% from the field and 42.4% from the 3-point line.

Last season, LeBron James averaged 27.1 points and 6.3 assists per game, while shooting 56.7% from the field and 37.9% from the 3-point line.

Curry led the league with 261 made 3's. LeBron was tied for 47th with 116.

Curry was tied for 42nd with 4.5 free throw attempts per game. He shot 88.5% from the charity stripe.

LeBron's 7.6 free throw attempts per game was good for eighth most. He shot 75%.

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Curry's PER (Player Efficiency Rating) was 10th best at 24.13.

LeBron's 29.40 PER trailed only Kevin Durant's 29.90.

On Tuesday morning, Curry appeared on The Dan Patrick Show and was asked the following questions:

Patrick: "Who is a better offensive player -- you or LeBron?"

Curry: "That's the first time I've ever been asked that question ... Me. It's gotta be, right?"

Patrick: "The correct answer is probably 'LeBron is a better scorer, but I think you're the better shooter.' How's that?"

Curry: "I don't know. He obviously demands a lot of attention on the floor. But I like to say I can distribute, get my teammates involved and be a playmaker as well."

Patrick: "What about points? What if I said, 'You go out and score as many as you want in a game, and LeBron goes out. Who scores more?"

Curry: "I like to say my shot would help me in that situation cuz if I get a double-team I can hopefully shoot from farther out."

You can watch the full interview below:

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