Barack Obama took Tony Parker over Chris Paul in point guard debate
Tony Parker or Chris Paul?
Those two have been key contenders in the NBA’s endless point guard debate. Paul has the better numbers, but Parker has been more successful in the playoffs.President Barack Obama took Parker, according to an excerpt of the new book by Reggie Love – Obama’s former aide and a member of Duke’s 2001 national-championship team – published in The Wall Street Journal:
I’ll never forget the night I got an email from the future president of the United States consisting only of Tony Parker’s stat line.
I typed an email back to Barack Obama: “Those are good numbers. But it was against a weak team.” Then I added Chris Paul’s stats.
I would have taken Paul over Parker then, and I’m sticking with that now.
But if we bring Stephen Curry into the discussion…