Former Piston Isiah Thomas: Stephen Curry is NBA’s top point guard

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Which player is better?

I’d lean toward Player A based on only the stats, but Player B could certainly make a case. At minimum, these are two stars.

Player A is Stephen Curry, and Player B is Chris Paul.

One of the NBA’s legendary point guards, Isaih Thomas, is unafraid to weigh in on the debate..

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Curry, who has made marked defensive improvements, deserves credit for becoming a credible choice as the NBA’s best point guard. Last season, the Warrior put himself in the conversation, but now his case has plenty of merit. He’s probably having the best season of any point guard.

That said, I’m still taking Paul as the league’s top point guard. He has such a long track record holding that title, a 14-game sample isn’t enough for him to lose it.

Maybe by the end of the season Curry will have claimed the crown, but for me, it’s too soon to downgrade Paul.