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When asked if Curry and Thompson are the best backcourt in the NBA, Thompson deferred. "I don't really care about that," Thompson said. "If there were two people on the court and it was us versus them, it would be a different story. But it's five of us on the court. Our goal is to play into June [in the NBA Finals]. It's not to have the labels as the best backcourt." During the off-season, many reports said Thompson was going to be traded to Minnesota for All-Star power forward Kevin Love, who wound up in Cleveland. Los Angeles Times

Then last month Thompson signed a four-year contract extension for $70 million. "It was important to get the extension," Thompson said. "But at the same time, if it didn't happen, I was going to do what I do — just play hard, score the ball and defend." "Our owner just gave him $70 million so I'm sure he's happy," Kerr said, laughing. "That sold him. That told him how much we wanted him." Los Angeles Times

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Hulk Hogan made an appearance at last night's Golden State Warriors NBA game in Oakland, which you can watch above. Hogan botched the pre-game speech. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson of the Warriors are dubbed the Splash Brothers. Hogan got caught up in the moment and said that the Warriors would sink the Splash Bros. Hogan also took over the Golden State Warriors Twitter account for a little while, here are some of his Tweets: "I gotta say, those #SplashBrothers are one hell of a tag team. #HulkTakeover" Wrestling Inc

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What’s changed for Curry this season has been the presence of assistant coach Ron Adams, a longtime veteran of NBA coaching who’s known for his defensive excellence. “Just holding me to a higher standard,” Curry said of Adams’ influence. “Obviously we watch a lot of film and talk a lot about just how we’re supposed to see that end of the floor, what it means if I’m able to do what I’m supposed to do every single night for our team’s success. It doesn’t matter how many points I score. He seems to find that one or two things that I can do better on the defensive end after every game that kind of knocks you back into reality a little bit. You can always get better, and I have to be to be a championship-caliber point guard and for us to try to get where we’re trying to go.” Contra Costa Times

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Curry, who signed a four-year, $44 million extension exactly two years earlier at a time when he was dealing with ankle issues, had it enter his mind that Thompson will be in place the next time he has his own contract decision to make. “That’s a big statement for sure,” Curry said Saturday of ownership and the front office awarding Thompson a maximum-salary contract. “They’re committed to putting together the roster that they feel is capable of winning a championship and doing whatever it takes to maintain that. Obviously I don’t know what the situation will be in two years (when his contract expires at the end of the 2016-17 season). The direction that we’re headed is definitely promising for sure. “To know a guy that I’ve been playing with for four years now who will have a couple more years under our belt and hopefully have some things to be proud of once we get to that point, then that will be something that I’ll definitely take into account and know what the situation might be at that point.” Contra Costa Times

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Jackson said he was “crazy enough” to believe that Curry saw his ankle problems healed because God blessed the point guard who was “bold enough” to come to the altar at his church. “I was able to witness, share, testify and when necessary use words,” Jackson said. “It’s not like I was hitting them over the head with the Bible.” Contra Costa Times

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Kobe Bryant hounded Stephen Curry in the backcourt, and all the way into the frontcourt, harassing the Golden State point guard with the Lakers trailing by 31 in a preseason game. It was probably one of those good-natured, one-superstar-to-another moment of levity. And then Curry stepped back and sank a 30-foot 3-pointer and spun to look at Kobe. And 36-year old Kobe smiled and patted on the 26-year old Curry on the butt. The Big Lead

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