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Draymond Green's favorite Steph Curry story is from 2015, involves beer, wine

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Draymond Green's favorite Steph Curry story is from 2015, involves beer, wine

In 2015, the Warriors fell behind the Grizzlies two games to one in the Western Conference Semifinals.

"After the game, I was in my hotel room -- and I wouldn't call it sulking, but I was thinking about what I need to do better for the next game -- and he (Draymond) called and told me to come down to the BBQ spot down the street," Steph Curry explained back in May. "We had a pretty unhealthy meal and I think we had a beer, and (he) put in perspective that we're still in good shape … you need those type of moments where you kind of get our of your feelings a little bit, but also just keep the right perspective around winning a championship."

You probably already knew that story, and Draymond corroborated Curry's account by detailing his version of that night in Memphis to Sam Alipour of ESPN.

And then, the three-time All-Star revealed another instance when a little alcohol brought he and Curry together. It happened exactly a month after the night in Memphis.

"Then we're in Cleveland, down 2-1 in the first Finals. Steph was struggling, so I took a bottle of wine to his room," Draymond told ESPN. "So it's just me and Steph, in his room, crushing a whole bottle of wine -- and we won the next three.

"Those are the moments I'll never forget. That's my guy, man."

Not trying to pick on the 2017 Defensive Player of the Year here, but two people sharing one bottle of wine isn't exactly "crushing" it. 

Sorry, but somebody had to say it... (just having some fun, Draymond)

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller

Warriors' Stephen Curry surprises youth at Covenant House in Oakland

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Warriors' Stephen Curry surprises youth at Covenant House in Oakland

Stephen Curry has led the Warriors in scoring in four of their last six games, averaging a team-best 29.2 points over that span. And yet, as much as Curry is starring on the court for the reigning NBA champions these days, he also continues to do so away from it.

Prior to a game in Atlanta at the beginning of the month, Curry made a disabled fan's day. On Sunday, he did the same for the youth at Covenant House in Oakland.

As part of the Warriors' "Season of Giving" campaign, Curry surprised 40 youth at Covenant House in Oakland, which provides sanctuary and support for youth ages 18 to 24 facing homelessness and human trafficking.

Those present were unaware of Curry's involvement until he arrived to surprise them. In addition to spending several hours with the people of Covenant House, Curry also provided each of them with a new pair of Curry 5's (his signature shoe) and a catered meal from his wife Ayesha's restaurant, International Smoke.

"These are obviously good reminders of how blessed we are to be able to do what we get to do," Curry said afterwards. "To put a smile on people's faces just by walking in the room, I'll never take that for granted."

Programs and services offered at Covenant House are aimed at providing youth the best chance for success in independence. But on a more basic level, it serves as a sanctuary for those who have nowhere else to go.

"It's definitely important for us to give back to our community that supports us," Curry said. "We have, obviously, ample amount of resources, and the Bay, we support each other. That's been proven year after year."

[RELATED: Curry's new Under Armour shoe an ode to Oracle, Oakland]

Curry is in the midst of his 10th year with the Warriors, and he's consistently made community outreach a personal priority over his decade in the East Bay. Sunday's visit to Covenant House was just the latest example of his efforts to give back to the community that supports him, and it certainly won't be the last.

Watch DeMarcus Cousins, Kevin Durant go 1-on-1 after Warriors practice

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Watch DeMarcus Cousins, Kevin Durant go 1-on-1 after Warriors practice

DeMarcus Cousins and Kevin Durant playing 1-on-1 could have highlighted All-Star weekend last season. But for the star-studded Warriors, it was just another Sunday practice.

Anthony Slater of The Athletic captured Boogie and KD taking turns guarding each other and battling in the post after practice. 

Two shots, two misses. Must be time to break up the Warriors.

[Related: Boogie continuing his rehab in Santa Cruz this week]