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Hall of Famer Gary Payton doesn’t believe Stephen Curry should have been the NBA’s first unanimous MVP. The former Seattle Supersonics point guard told SI’s Maggie Gray that “it’s about era,” and that he felt Michael Jordan should have been a unanimous decision during his own playing days. “I think all of those guys were unanimous decisions too. It just happened in an era that went his way…I commend him and what he’s accomplished, but you gotta think about who was voting for MJ, Kareem, in their time, why they wouldn’t have given all their votes to those guys.”
As Wade rides this hot streak (you can read about that by clicking here), here’s a quick conversation with him about his 3-point past and future: Were you ever a 3-point shooter? “The guys I watched growing up weren’t 3-point shooters. Michael Jordan wasn’t a 3-point shooter; that wasn’t his bread and butter… When I was young, I used to be a 3-point shooter, and then I got tall enough to where I could dunk and I said forget the 3s. I want to dunk. That’s all I wanted to do.
Excitement continues to build for Trophy Room, the sneaker store that Marcus Jordan, son of Michael Jordan, is opening. Today, Marcus revealed on Twitter that the store is opening its doors on May 23 via the below video.
“It also wasn’t that revolutionary for Sonny to tell Nike to sign Michael,” Falk said. “He was the national player of the year. It wasn’t like he was some sleeper.” Vaccaro told ESPN.com on Wednesday that he never claimed he negotiated the Jordan deal, but did say he was in the room at the L’ermitage hotel in Beverly Hills when Rob Strasser and Falk were going over the final numbers in the contract.