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Steph Curry's jersey most popular again; Warriors No. 1 in merchandise

Steph Curry's jersey most popular again; Warriors No. 1 in merchandise

Steph Curry is No. 1 and LeBron James is No. 2.

Curry earned the top spot on the list of most popular jerseys for the second straight year, the NBA announced on Tuesday.

The numbers are based on NBAStore.com sales since the beginning of the season.

Kevin Durant finished in third, Russell Westbrook came in fourth and Kyrie Irving rounds out the Top 5.

The Warriors finished No. 1 on the team merchandise list, with the Cavs in second.

Top 15 Most Popular NBA Jerseys:                       

  1. Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors
  2. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
  3. Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors
  4. Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder
  5. Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers
  6. Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs
  7. Kristaps Porzingis, New York Knicks
  8. Jimmy Butler, Chicago Bulls
  9. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
  10. James Harden, Houston Rockets
  11. Dwyane Wade, Chicago Bulls
  12. Derrick Rose, New York Knicks
  13. Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors
  14. Isaiah Thomas, Boston Celtics
  15. Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers 

Top 10 Most Popular Team Merchandise:

  1. Golden State Warriors
  2. Cleveland Cavaliers
  3. Chicago Bulls
  4. Lakers Los Angeles
  5. New York Knicks
  6. San Antonio Spurs
  7. Oklahoma City Thunder
  8. Boston Celtics
  9. 76ersPhiladelphia
  10. Toronto Raptors

Andre Iguodala uses a CJ McCollum tweet to prove a point to Brandon Jennings

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Andre Iguodala uses a CJ McCollum tweet to prove a point to Brandon Jennings

It's mid-August and we are all bored right now.

We want the NBA regular season to arrive.

But since we can't speed the calendar up, we have to settle for some fun Twitter banter.

This time, it involved Andre Iguodala, Brandon Jennings and CJ McCollum.

It all started on Tuesday night when Jennings tweeted his Top 5 shooting guards ever, and Iguodala responded:

This led to a back-and-forth, and the following explanation:

Then on Wednesday morning, McCollum was back in the headlines (you can read about that here) -- which led to him tweeting:

Iguodala saw this tweet and assumed the four Hall of Famers McCollum was referencing were Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson.

Iguodala assumed correctly.

Fun stuff!

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

Daryl Morey 'really curious' to see the Warriors with DeMarcus Cousins: 'Gonna be interesting'

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Daryl Morey 'really curious' to see the Warriors with DeMarcus Cousins: 'Gonna be interesting'

If you are alive and love basketball, you have an opinion about DeMarcus Cousins signing with the Warriors.

On Wednesday morning, Rockets GM Daryl Morey shared his thoughts:

"I was really curious. Bob (Myers) is really good at his job. He likes to take smart gambles like I do, so I understood the move," Morey said on The Dan Patrick Show. "But it's gonna be interesting. Coach Kerr is one of the best, too. It's a little scary. They'll probably figure out how to make it work, but it's a little bit hard on paper to figure out how to make it work.

"But we do that well and so do they. They're gonna be a tough out again, obviously. They're arguably the best team in NBA history. They're on their path to maybe be able to make that argument."

[RELATED: Kevin Durant reveals when he knew he was signing with Warriors, business partner says that's 'hardly factual']

It is fair to assume there will be some bumps along the way when it comes to assimilating Cousins.

If everybody is healthy and available, who closes games? If Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green are automatically on the floor during crunch time, that means either Andre Iguodala or Cousins will close the game on the bench.

It will be a balancing act for Kerr and the coaching staff...

The Warriors host the Rockets on Jan. 3 and Feb. 23 and play in Houston on Nov. 15 and March 13.

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