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Dazzled by greats, Stephen Curry shines to win All-Star MVP in Cleveland

Dazzled by greats, Stephen Curry shines to win All-Star MVP in Cleveland

Stephen Curry appreciated getting named to the NBAโ€™s 75th anniversary team, of course. But the honor felt somewhat impersonal until he stood shoulder to shoulder with luminaries like Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the all-time team was honored at halftime of Sundayโ€™s All-Star game.

โ€œWhen you see them in person, and you feel like the aura of what they were and are in terms of history of the game, itโ€™s just a whole different experience,โ€ said Curry, one of four playing in the All-Star game and named to the anniversary team. โ€œโ€ฆWe were all kind of just acknowledging how we were like kids in a candy store laughing and just what was actually happening and what that accomplishment actually means, and you look around and see all-time greats that we looked up to coming up in the game. I couldnโ€™t stop smiling. I donโ€™t think I will for a while.

โ€œWe didnโ€™t want to leave the stage.โ€

Thank goodness Curry did.

Curry built on his silly second quarter…

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