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Steph Curry burns Trump after president gets praise from Under Armour CEO

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Add Golden State Warriors star and back-to-back NBA MVP Steph Curry to the list of sports figures who’ve recently criticized Donald Trump.

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And the most interesting part? It likely wouldn’t have happened at all if one of Curry’s primary employers hadn’t sung the president’s praises.

Curry has a lucrative sneaker deal with Under Armour. Kevin Plank, Under Armour’s CEO, on Tuesday, called Trump “a real asset for the country.”

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So, what’s Curry’s take?

“I agree with that description,” Curry told the news on Wednesday. “If you remove the et.”

Naturally, many immediately wondered how Curry — who is Under Armour’s biggest athlete endorser — would respond to Plank’s description of Trump as an “asset for the country.” Or if he would respond at all.

Oh, he responded. To paraphrase good old’ Drake: Steph Curry with the shot, boy.

Curry’s exclusive interview with Bay Area News Group columnist Marcus Thompson II is worth a full read indeed. But that’s the quote that stands out — and the one that will have people talking.

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