Even with the amount of time we've had to digest the monster trade between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers involving All-Star point guards Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas, it still hasn't fully processed.
When it comes to Steph Curry, however, the two-time
"Nothing in this league surprises me," Curry said. "But there are some things that might be a head turner. You're never thinking that coming off three straight Finals appearances that [the Cleveland Cavaliers] would shake up their lineup like that.
"But you go through history, you see blockbuster trades. You see trade demands from high-caliber All-Stars and superstars in the league. So it won't be the first time and won't be the last time. When something like that happens, it's like fireworks. It's obviously a reflection of how popular the NBA is right now. It is kind of good for the league that teams are trying to shake things up to try and get better and win championships, because that's what it's all about."
This is a telling sign.
The NBA has undergone massive transformations since its inception. From the three-point line to the changing role of centers, there have continually been defining tweaks to the game that have turned the game on its head.
This move is clearly a result of the new super team fad that's happening across the NBA. While we may not understand it yet, and some people don't like it, this keeps the game fresh and the fans interested.
Steph Curry and Kevin Durant will have to agree to disagree. pic.twitter.com/nkcuNwBIg3— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) September 11, 2017
Who would know better than Steph Curry, the man who has been taking an active role in flipping the game on its head.