David West does not think Stephen Curry goes to the free throw line enough
Does Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry get to the foul line enough? His teammate in veteran power forward David West certainly does not think so.
When asked if Curry’s inability to go to the charity stripe more has something to do with his nice-guy persona, West gave a pretty great answer to members of the media on Monday after the Warriors’ team practice.
“He’s not that nice,” West said with a smile. “He’s got an edge and he’s aggressive. I just think that he’s super talented and it’s human nature to at times to say ‘I think he can deal with that one and make that shot because he’s such a great shot-maker’ but it doesn’t take away from the fact that he may have gotten fouled or hit on that play.”
A video of the interview with West, which was posted on Twitter by Warriors beat writer Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle on Monday afternoon can be viewed below:
David West doesn’t think Stephen Curry gets to the line enough: pic.twitter.com/g69GKhXt0o
— Connor Letourneau (@Con_Chron) January 29, 2018
The two-time NBA Most Valuable Player is coming off his best game of the season for his performance on Saturday night at Oracle Arena against the Boston Celtics, the Eastern Conference’s top seed. In 37 minutes of action, Curry exploded for a season-high 49 points on 16-of-24 shots from the field, 8-of-13 from behind the arc and a nearly-perfect 9-of-10 mark from the charity stripe.