There are always rumors about big trades during every offseason of the NBA. Stephen Curry isn’t going anywhere according to Warriors owner Joe Locob.

Following the LA Lakers’ lackluster season performance and first-round elimination in the NBA Playoffs, many fans have called for a change. NBA insiders have also offered up their own solutions. One of those includes LeBron James taking a pay cut to make way for the team to sign a third star.

The Warriors’ head was asked by Tim Kawakami of The Athletic about Curry possibly bolting for LA. He doesn’t seem worried about that at all.

“Look, Steph Curry, if he really wanted to leave at the end of his contract, he’s a free agent, he’s earned the right, he can do it,” Lacob told Kawakami. “I said that with Kevin Durant. I’m still friends with Kevin Durant and I still really like him. And I will always love him for what he did for this franchise. By the way, he took less money when he was here. He really helped us. We were able to get a couple of other players. … Players don’t usually do that and he did that. So I have great respect and admiration for that for Kevin. And I would for Steph no matter what he does, too. He’s done a lot for us, we’ve done a lot for him. I would hope that we provide the environment for him that he wants to be at for the rest of his.


“I’m certainly not worried about the guy you mentioned recruiting him. I don’t think that’s going to happen.”

The Lakers might try for a full-court press on Curry, but that won’t get him out of Golden State. The Warriors seem confident that he isn’t going anywhere, let alone the Lake Show.

What’s your take on this situation? How can the Lakers fix their problems from this season? Sound off in the comments!

H Jenkins

Years of experience in writing, journalism, and digging exclusive insider info for Ringside News opened the door for a new opportunity for Jenkins. With a history in finance, he broke into the journalism game by writing on blogs and other freelance websites before branching into sports and entertainment news. Being in tune with pop culture doesn't mean it has to make sense, but he tries. Favorite bands include any group from Seattle who formed between 1991 and 1999. 5 Ozzfests under his belt and 12 Warped Tours, but his last concert was a bluegrass AC/DC cover band that was not 100% terrible.

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