May 2, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) high fives shooting guard Klay Thompson (11) after the play against the Denver Nuggets during the second quarter of game six of the first round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
After Game 2 against the Denver Nuggets, Mark Jackson said, “In my opinion, they’re the greatest shooting backcourt in the history of the game.”
Of course, he was talking about Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Though he may have a case, let’s take a look at how the Curry-Thompson duo stands among the best of current NBA backcourts.
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