Because even if he doesn't catch LeBron — and he may — Curry is well positioned this month to pass names like Kobe, Durant, Bird, Magic and Wilt on the all-time great list.
We've spent so much time focusing on LeBron vs. Jordan that we missed the fact that a share of The King's present crown may wind up being sent up the coast — at least for a summer.
The Steph-could-be-better-than-LeBron conversation isn't insane. Steph is the greatest shooter in the history of the sport — so great, in fact, he changed the NBA and shifted the course of its history as much as Wilt, or Bird-Magic, or Jordan. The game's focus on 3-point shooting and positionless play is rooted first and foremost in Curry.
He defined, and changed, an era.