Steph, KD earn NBA honors before first Warriors-Nets clash

Steph Curry, Kevin Durant

Steph Curry and Kevin Durant are arguably the two best basketball players on the planet right now and have the Warriors and Brooklyn Nets at or near the top of their respective conferences.

And both Curry and Durant enter Tuesday's night battle at Barclays Center fresh off a week in which they were named Player of the Week for their respective conferences.

Over the past week, Curry averaged 34.8 points, 7.8 assists and 5.5 rebounds and 2.25 steals per game while leading the Warriors to a 3-1 record last week. This is the 18th weekly award Curry has won in his career. He also took home the award in Week 1 of the season.

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As for Durant, the Nets star averaged 32.3 points per game on 62.3 percent shooting from the field while leading Brooklyn to a 3-1 record last week.

The Warriors currently own the NBA's best record at 11-2, while the Nets are in second place in the Eastern Conference at 10-4.

If you needed a reminder of just how unfair Curry and Durant were as teammates, the two all-time greats gave your memory a jog before they lock horns on Tuesday night.

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