Andre Iguodala isn’t betting on Steph Curry this Friday, but the upcoming NBA season is a different story. The former Finals MVP recently admitted he wasn’t confident in all aspects of Curry’s golf game, but when it comes to basketball, Iguodala is far more optimistic.
Iguodala will serve as an analyst for Capital One’s “The Match: Champions for Change” on Friday, in which Curry will be teamed up with Peyton Manning for a modified alternate-shot match-play round of golf against Phil Mickelson and Charles Barkley. But before Iguodala evaluates his former teammate’s swing stance, he offered some insight as to what he expects out of Curry and the Warriors in the 2020-21 NBA season.
“I think they will be motivated from last year,” Iguodala told The Athletic’s Richard Deitsch. “I think it was good for them to have that time off. Going to that many Finals takes a toll on a body, especially what is expected from [Curry]. It was good for him to just be able to let the brain settle down from the last five years. I think Steph is in his bag right now in terms of the prep he’s been putting to get ready for the upcoming season. I’m really, really excited to see what he comes out and does.”
Iguodala has long been one of Curry’s most ardent supporters, so it comes as no surprise that he has high expectations for the two-time MVP. But…