Stephen Curry once left out MVP winning 76ers legend of ‘Mt. The Rushmore list that amazed NBA fans

Watching Stephen Curry was an escape from reality. The playmaker has been in the league for 12 years, but he still works like he’s altering the aging process. It’s as if he had added time travel to his repertoire. His shooting is second to none, but his ball handling skills are also among the best in history.

In 2018, Steph was asked to name his Mt. Rushmore one of the ballhandlers in NBA history. And it’s reasonable to assume that the names listed are or were certified ballers. The Golden State Warriors sniper said: “I’ll get to it. Kyrie (Irving). “Pistol” Pete (Maravich) and Magic Johnson. »

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“He (Magic) was up there and he wasn’t one to break your ankles, but he can go from point A to point B and there’s nothing you can do about it. Ball handling is all about being efficient, that’s why I had to put it in there.

The baby-faced assassin named a pretty legit list filled with pure hoops. However, the exclusion one name surprised many fans: Allen Iverson.

Stephen Curry excludes Allen Iverson from his list

Allen Iverson is one of the most devastating ball handlers in NBA history. His career highlights reel includes everything imaginable. The Answer has done everything from amazing winners to dunking people twice as big.

However, putting defenders on skates is what he did every night. Allen Iverson was so lethal in his craft that he once knocked down Antonio Daniels twice in the same possession.

Iverson was unique because he showed some never-before-seen moves with the rock. The Sixers legend was one of the most entertaining players to watch, which helped him become a fan favorite.

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The former MVP’s crossovers have been the deadliest, and it will always be odd to see a list of the greatest ball handlers that doesn’t include Allen Iverson’s name. Nonetheless, this is Steph’s list, and no one can question his selections. However, the reactions of fans do not always reflect those of the general public.

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Twitter has gone ballistic

Allen Iverson has become a cultural reference during his 14-year Hall of Fame career. As a result, it was inevitable that fans would erupt when Stephen Curry let him out of his Mt. Rushmore ballhandlers.

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Besides Allen Iverson, who do you think deserved to be on Steph’s list? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

James C. Tibbs