Stephen Curry: 'No disrespect to LeBron, I want to' bring title to Akron

When Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry won MVP a month ago, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James congratulated him by telling reporters, "I think it's great that another kid born in Akron, Ohio, can win MVP." The basketball world collectively responded, "Steph was born in Akron?"

Yes, it's true, there are two sons of Akron in the NBA Finals. And the Warriors superstar wants to be the one to bring a title there, via ABC's Paula Faris:

It's pretty funny that this is a thing. I'm sure the city is totally divided as to which team to root for here -- the Cavalier who has "Akron" tattooed on his shoulder or the Warrior who moved to Charlotte before his first birthday. 

Stephen Curry wants to bring a title to the Bay Area ... and Akron.  (USATSI)
Stephen Curry wants to bring a title to the Bay Area ... and Akron. (USATSI)

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James Herbert is somewhat fond of basketball, feature writing and understatements. A former season-ticket holder for the expansion Toronto Raptors, Herbert does not think the NBA was better back in the... Full Bio

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