Kevin Durant deferred to Steph Curry at the end of a recent game against the Dallas Mavericks, which resulted in Curry hitting the game-winning shot. After the game, Durant acknowledged that Curry had the hot hand and deserved the opportunity to win the game.
This unselfish play is what helps make this Warriors team so great, and Paul thinks it is a key reason why they have been the league’s best over the last several seasons.
“Out of every team in the NBA, they have the best understanding of [being unselfish],” Pierce said. “That’s why they’re the best team in basketball, because of their unselfishness.”