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Hall of Famer: Warriors signing DeMarcus Cousins 'a little appalling to me'

Hall of Famer: Warriors signing DeMarcus Cousins 'a little appalling to me'

Get off my lawn, said the NBA legend that played in the 1970's and 1980's.

As you might have expected, an all-time great isn't thrilled that the Warriors added DeMarcus Cousins, yet another All-Star.

Hall of Famer Julius Erving appeared on SiriusXM NBA Radio on Sunday and didn't hold back when asked about today's NBA stars joining forces to create Super Teams.

"It's somewhat appalling to me. I think the bottom rung of the league has no chance of getting to the top. I think parity in the NBA is healthy for the league, as it is for all professional sports leagues. The Super Teams, it's sort of like the Yankees back in the 50's, 60's, whatever. You know, they go out and get Reggie Jackson, the get Dave Winfield or whatever, they they win a championship. Well, it was theirs to lose because the were the only Super Team doing that, and had a dynasty. And now we see it in basketball," Erving said. "For Golden State to get Boogie and you already got four guys are are Top 20 in the league, now you've got five who are Top 20 in the league, Top 25 in the league at worst, it's a little appalling to me. I think something needs to be adjusted."

Erving played five seasons in the ABA and 11 seasons  for the 76ers in the NBA. He won two ABA championships and one NBA title. He was inducted into Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame in 1993.

Steph wetter? Curry jumps into Lake Tahoe after losing bet to Dell

Steph wetter? Curry jumps into Lake Tahoe after losing bet to Dell

Steph Curry lived up to his Splash Brother moniker on Sunday, and jumped into Lake Tahoe after losing a bet with his father, Dell Curry, at the American Century Championship.

The Splash Father bet the Splash Son he would trail by fewer than 20 points at the end of the tournament. The elder Curry had room to spare on Sunday, too, and was just 18 back of his son. 

The two-time MVP was a man of his word. 

 

Last year, the Currys made the same bet, and it was Dell Curry who had to purify himself in the waters of Lake Tahoe. He tied for 30th at the event this year, while Curry tied for 11th. 

Rim once again gets the better of Steph Curry in Tahoe

Rim once again gets the better of Steph Curry in Tahoe

Move over, China Klay. Tahoe Steph is making a "triumphant" return of his own. 

Last summer, Warriors guard Steph Curry unsuccessfully tried dunking on a hoop on the course at the American Century Championship in Lake Tahoe. 

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On Friday, the hoop made it 2-0. 

Would Golden State remain resounding favorites to three-peat as NBA champions if the team had to play every game in golf attire? Maybe that's how commissioner Adam Silver can achieve "parity of opportunity."