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NBA Playoffs 2022: The great relationship between Juan Toscano-Anderson and Stephen Curry

Lyou Golden State Warriors They are back in the West finals, a place they always reached from 2015 to 2019, but they were followed by two absences


Lyou Golden State Warriors They are back in the West finals, a place they always reached from 2015 to 2019, but they were followed by two absences from the Playoffs as a result of a long list of injuries.

This problem led the Mexican Juan Toscano-Anderson was called up to the NBA. I had to live those two campaigns in which they missed the postseason, but there he cultivated a great relationship with Stephen Curry.

Steph was first in line when the Mexican participated in the dunk contest from the last All-Star Gamein which Toscano-Anderson came out with the colors of Mexico in his jersey number.

“It has things that are not taught, as their effort and competitiveness. He does a lot of things well defensively, that help us, he hits 3-pointers. He does everything, but the most important thing is the effort, it cannot be taught. He shows it every time, he knows how to play basketball,” the ‘Chef’ told NBA Mexico about JTA at the time.

Curry has been the victim of some jokes from the Mexican, like when I stole his shirt to train. “I had no choice but to use hers,” Steph said, with Toscano-Anderson teasing on Twitter that he was inspiring the two-time MVP, in addition to throwing a dart at media that at the time did not mention his name, but was a partner of the best shooter in history in the Warriors.

Toscano-Anderson, despite being dropped from the Warriors’ playoff rotation due to the return of Klay Thompson and the rise of Jordan Poole and the now-injured Gary Payton, enjoy every moment next to Curry, as seen in this viral celebration after throwing a pass to #30.

“I got a little excited, but that happens when you play with the best shooter in the world. I have every confidence when pulling. Every time you do, expect between “.

In Mexico they make Toscano-Anderson feel ‘like Curry’

Toscano-Anderson, who was the MVP of the Mexican league before returning to the United States and forging his way to the NBA, has been key in the new era of the 12 Warriors and inspires a new generation of players, who see him as an example. and they make you feel like Curry when you visit the country.

“I feel like a rock star. What Steph and other players are here, so it happens to me in Mexico. I say this with all humility. It’s a great honor,” he told the New York Times in February 2020.