To say that LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers got outplayed by the Warriors in game 1 of the 2017 NBA finals would be a serious understatement.  One thing we know is certain, Golden State is tough to beat when Stephen Curry finds his groove. From a guy who many thought was too little to play at the highest level to becoming the league’s most valuable player, Steph Curry’s journey has been one propelled by hard work and dedication.

Some years back, Alan Stein attended the inaugural Kobe Bryant Nike Skills Academy and noticed something unusual about Curry.  In a YouTube video recapping the event, Alan noted that it was Steph’s habits and work ethic that shined brighter than any other player’s talent.  Before each session, Steph Curry had already drained 100 – 150 shots and was in a full sweat by the time his peers hit the floor. READ MORE