Found June 04, 2013 on Celtics Life:
By Cort Reynolds Warrior head coach Mark Jackson's recent comments about his own Golden State guard tandem being the "best shooting backcourt ever" got me to thinking about who really fits that bill. For while Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson are an excellent-shooting young guard duo, such a statement is pretty ludicrous, especially when one considers how little the pair have played together. Yet if someone in a position of authority (and a very partial one at that like Jackson) makes a statement emphatically and powerfully from his bully pulpit, a lot of unknowledgable or easily-cowed folks can and do take it as the truth. After all, Shaq often said he made free throws when they counted. Well, just because you are big and occasionally menacing doesn't make it true, Mr. O'Neal. And his "I dare you to confront me" claim wasn't even remotely true, as the statistics bear out. That said, Curry is a tremendous shooter and Thompson is also quite goo...
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