Steph Curry vs LeBron James. Until 2020 they were even at 3 NBA Championships each, when LeBron won his 4th.
But what about the court of public opinion? LeBron James vs. Steph Curry: Who’s More Popular?
Since 2011, the most consistent thing about the NBA finals is LeBron James. There is little doubt that LeBron is one of the best players in NBA history. But how do people feel about him off the court?
Ever the polarizing fixture, LeBron James remains a very talked-about figure on social media, with more than 4 million mentions so far according to NetBase.
Steph Curry, the Golden State Warriors star and LeBron’s biggest challenger over the course of four consecutive NBA Finals, trails behind with about 2.5 million mentions.
However, NetBase’s net sentiment analysis reveals that the public is firmly in favor of Curry, who boasts 39 percent positive net sentiment to LeBron’s 30 percent.
No matter how you feel about LeBron, watching his undisputed talent makes for an entertaining NBA finals series every year. And going against Steph Curry’s prolific jump shot for many years is no exception.