Family Friend Says Seth Curry 'Really Feels' He's Better Than Steph

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistMay 14, 2019

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - FEBRUARY 16: (L-R) Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors and Seth Curry #31 of the Portland Trail Blazers look on before the MTN DEW 3-Point Contest as part of the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend at Spectrum Center on February 16, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Stephen Curry and Seth Curry will go head-to-head in the Western Conference Finals, and the younger brother will get a chance to show he is really the best player in the family.

While most people rationally believe Steph is the better of the two based on his overwhelming success and accolades in the NBA, Seth is convinced that is just a result of good fortune.

"Seth famously says, 'Steph is the luckiest dude in the whole world,'" family friend Chris Strachan said, per Marcus Thompson II of The Athletic. "Seth really feels like he's better than Steph. He's always felt that way."

Of course, Strachan also described a one-on-one battle between the brothers in 2013 in which Steph easily came out on top while "making everything."

Steph has been one of the best players in the NBA during his career, winning two MVP Awards and one scoring title and earning six All-Star selections. The 31-year-old has averaged 23.5 points per game during his career, has helped win three championships and has his eyes on a fourth this season.

On the other hand, Seth has been little more than a valuable role player while playing for six different organizations. The 28-year-old has averaged 9.3 points per game in his career, which began as an undrafted free agent in 2013. His brother was the No. 7 overall pick in the 2009 draft.

Seth is capable of big performances, including his 16 points in Game 4 of a second-round series against the Denver Nuggets. He is 15-of-36 from three-point range this postseason, leading the Portland Trail Blazers with 41.7 percent shooting from beyond the arc.

Still, he will need to do a lot more to overshadow his superstar brother and help the Blazers beat the Golden State Warriors in the upcoming series.