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Watch: Austin Rivers' Controversial Steph Curry Comments Are Going Viral

He clearly thinks Steph gets favored by the refs

In a recent TikTok video posted by Bleacher Report, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Austin Rivers caused a stir by sharing his controversial opinion on Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry. Rivers claimed that Curry benefits from illegal screens and preferential officiating, saying: "Steph... it's not even close... you can't touch him, they give him every f—— call, they set illegal screens on him the whole game."

While Rivers did praise Curry for his movement and shot-making ability, his accusations of preferential officiating have raised eyebrows among fans and analysts. However, it's worth noting that Curry's free throw rate ranks last among all players in NBA history who averaged at least 24 PPG in their careers, suggesting that Rivers' claims may be unfounded.

Rivers' comments come at a time when the league is grappling with inconsistent enforcement of rules regarding screen-moving, making his words all the more noteworthy. But, when it comes to preferential officiating, Rivers' accusations about Curry appear to be off the mark. It will be interesting to see how this story develops in the coming days and what Steph Curry has to say about Rivers' claim.