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Watch Steph Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo share moment after Warriors-Bucks

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Watch Steph Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo share moment after Warriors-Bucks

A pair of NBA MVPs sought each other out Wednesday night at Chase Center. 

Injured Warriors superstar Steph Curry and Giannis Antetokounmpo, the face of the Milwaukee Bucks, shared a quick conversation after the Bucks' 107-98 win in San Francisco

In the latter video, Curry appeared to tell the reigning MVP, "Let's do it. Come on, man!" before flashing a quick smile. 

Their interactions apparently didn't stop there. Curry gifted Antetokounmpo a signed Warriors jersey with the two-time MVP's name and No. 30 on the back, The Athletic's Steve Berman reported. 

Curry and the "Greek Freak" clearly have had a mutual admiration for a while, as they each selected one another in the 2018 and 2019 NBA All-Star drafts. The pair connected on an absurd bounce-pass alley-oop in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, Curry's hometown. 

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Of course, Curry's team admires Antetotkounmpo, too. NBC Sports Bay Area's Monte Poole wrote Wednesday that the Warriors are eyeing the 25-year-old ahead of his potential unrestricted free agency in 2021. If Golden State is going to expedite a rebuild, it's hard to envision a better than way than bringing in Antetokounmpo. 

The Warriors wouldn't mind if Curry and Antetokounmpo's conversation doubled as a recruiting pitch, but chances are the particulars are going to stay between the two MVPs for now. 

Warriors close facility after team employee has positive coronavirus test

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Warriors close facility after team employee has positive coronavirus test

The Warriors announced Wednesday night that a team employee who works at the franchise's Oakland facility had tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result, the facility has been temporarily closed. 

"We have been notified that an employee who works at our Oakland facility has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19," Golden State said in a team statement. "As a result, the Oakland facility will undergo a thorough sanitation immediately and will be temporarily closed. Due to this closure, our virtual summer basketball camps, which have operated with only staff present at the facility (no campers) this summer, will be postponed next week."

This is the first known instance of a positive coronavirus test within the Warriors franchise.

This story will be updated.

Why Warriors' Draymond Green enjoys playing with Steph Curry, Klay Thompson

Why Warriors' Draymond Green enjoys playing with Steph Curry, Klay Thompson

Draymond Green has spent his entire NBA career on the Warriors with Steph Curry and Klay Thompson as teammates. This season, however, he played alongside them far less often than any previous season to date.

Despite having only played five games with Curry and zero with Thompson over the last calendar year, the benefits of playing with the Splash Brothers still are fresh in Green's mind. When ESPN's Jalen Rose suggested people need to "put more respect" on the Splash Brothers' names, Green described how much he enjoys playing with Curry and Thompson.

"It's extremely dope," Green said Wednesday on ESPN's "Jalen & Jacoby." "A, they've been a huge part of changing the game of basketball as a whole. But then when you play with two guys like Steph and Klay ... their selflessness, that's important in building a championship team. It's never all about them.

"For me, as a facilitator, I can't ask for two better guys to play with. Delivering the ball, trying to put the ball on time, on target, but always knowing that if you put the ball in the right place, they can get a shot off.

"Seeing the eruptions that they can go on, it's always fun to play with those guys and the way they can just wreck a defense. They'll have two or three guys chasing them, and it's always fun seeing the guys turning to each other and start bickering because they done messed up the defensive assignment." 

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With the Warriors not included in the NBA's expanded playoff format, it's going to be quite a bit longer until Green, Curry and Thompson take the court together again. But when they do, they should be amply rested, which is a bad sign for the rest of the league.

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