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Steph Curry wants to help save the 'Warriors House' in West Oakland

Steph Curry wants to help save the 'Warriors House' in West Oakland

Steph Curry is all about Oakland. The Warriors star has embraced Chase Center in San Francisco, but Oracle Arena always will have a special place in his heart. 

The Warriors' previous home helped shape the two-time NBA MVP. He spent the first 10 years of his career with fans cheering the roof down, win or lose. But another Oakland home also means a whole lot to Curry. 

On Thursday morning, Curry posted on his Instagram story the need to save the "Warriors House" in Oakland. 

There has been a GoFundMe created to save the house in West Oakland, with a $350,000 goal. At about the same time of Curry's Instagram post, a $10,000 anonymous donation was posted on the GoFundMe page. 

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Lloyd Canamore considers himself the Warriors' No. 1 fan, and proved so by painting his home blue and gold. It has become a local attraction with the likes of Curry stopping by. Now, he needs your help. 

Canamore, 58, actually has lived in the home long before it was painted Warriors colors. It has been in his family for 50 years and he has lived there since he was a kid. But his mother died last year, leaving him alone in the house and living off a fixed disability income.  

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While the Warriors now call San Francisco their home, Oakland long with have roots for the Dubs. Curry is all in on keeping those roots at Canamore's iconic house.

Damian Lillard matches Steph Curry in impressive 3-point shooting stat

Damian Lillard matches Steph Curry in impressive 3-point shooting stat

There has been an abundance of comparisons between Steph Curry and Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard as of late, most of which are prisoner-of-the-moment takes based in ignorance.

Yes, Lillard has been absolutely incredible during the NBA restart in leading the Trail Blazers to the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference.

No, he has not surpassed Curry as the best point guard in the game.

That said, Lillard arguably is closing the gap. And now, he has done something that no player other than Curry has accomplished in NBA history.

Lillard ended the regular season Thursday having shot 40.1 percent from 3-point range on 10.1 3-point attempts per game, becoming just the second player in league history to post that kind of efficiency on such high volume. Curry, of course, is the other, and he has done it twice.

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In his unanimous MVP season in 2015-16, Curry shot a ridiculous 45.4 percent from long distance on 11.2 3-point attempts per game. Then, in 2018-19, he made 43.7 percent of his 11.7 3-point attempts per contest.

And he just barely missed accomplishing the feat a third time.

In 2016-17, Curry shot 41.1 percent from 3-point land, but didn't attempt enough 3s to qualify.

He literally was one attempt short.

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So, technically, Lillard will only have to do it once more to match Curry. 

That is, unless Curry reminds everyone next season why he's the greatest shooter in NBA history.

Damian Lillard, Oakland native, gets Twitter shoutout from Raiders

Damian Lillard, Oakland native, gets Twitter shoutout from Raiders

The Portland Trail Blazers outlasted the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night to earn a spot in the Western Conference play-in tournament.

Shortly thereafter, the Las Vegas Raiders showed Oakland native Damian Lillard some love on Twitter.

The shoutout was much deserved, as Dame averaged 51.3 points and 9.0 assists over the Blazers' final three seeding games, while shooting better than 56 percent overall and nearly 49 percent from deep (on 14.3 attempts).

Those numbers never will seem real.

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Although Lillard let it be known years back that he was not happy with the Raiders for leaving Oakland, he still roots for the Silver and Black.

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Dame -- who went to Oakland High School his junior and senior years -- also made it clear last November he did not support the Warriors moving from Oakland to San Francisco.

The five-time NBA All-Star will be back in action Saturday at 11:30 a.m. PT, as the No. 8 seed Blazers face off against the No. 9 seed Memphis Grizzlies.

If the Blazers win, they advance to the first round of the playoffs to take on Los Angeles Lakers. If the Grizzlies win, then Memphis and Portland will do battle again on Sunday to determine who will play the Lakers.

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