NBA: Steph Curry says he can ‘sort of relate’ to Lonzo Ball

first_img“But at the end of the day, I taught myself how to have a sense of humor about it and understand that it kind of comes with the territory of choosing the same sport that my pops played, and dealing with it that way. [Lonzo] can’t let what people say bother him. Use it as motivation.”  Khristian Ibarrola /raSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Prior to tip-off, Curry, a two-time NBA MVP, shared his thoughts on this year’s second overall pick to ESPN’s Chris Haynes.“He’s a rookie. He’s going through the ups and downs like every rookie has, whether you’re highly touted or not,” he said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“It’s all a learning experience, trying to find your way and be comfortable. Basically, my perception is he’s working through that. I’ve always said he’s a great talent, I think he loves to play basketball, so he’ll be able to fight through that and have a great career.”Before achieving his status as a top player in this league, Curry also struggled with inconsistency during his early years, mostly due to injuries. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “I hope you didn’t judge me off my first 20 games in the league, either,” he added.Moreover, Curry shared that he could “sort of relate” to Ball’s situation right now, particularly with the hype and high expectations from outlandish remarks made by his father, LaVar.“Early in my sophomore and junior years in high school, there was a little extra pressure because of who my dad was,” he said, describing retired NBA sharpshooter Dell Curry.“And I felt like everybody was kind of critiquing my every move on the court, and I was already not getting recruited or anything. I was always playing to be recognized by coaches,” he added.He also had some words of advice for the young rookie moving forward.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Injuries from fireworks down by 35% this year, DoH say PLAY LIST 03:10Injuries from fireworks down by 35% this year, DoH say03:12Kevin Durant out with Achilles injury; to undergo MRI on Tuesday00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Mbala: MVP award is about hard work, not race Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, gets a hand on the ball next to Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Warriors won 127-123 in overtime.  AP/Ringo H.W. ChiuHighly touted Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball finally squared off against Stephen Curry and the defending champion Golden State Warriors, but came up on the losing end on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila), 127-123.READ: Curry comes through in OT, Warriors outlast LakersADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set View commentslast_img


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