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    Curry: Style 'won't change at all' with Durant on Warriors

    The Warriors now have two of the top three scorers in all of the NBA from last season. Many are wondering how Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant - along with Klay Thompson and Draymond Green - will be able to share the wealth with one ball on the same court in the same jerseys. 

    But, don't count Curry as one of those.

    Asked if Curry's game will change with Durant in Golden State, the NBA's back-to-back MVP made his stance clear. "It won't change at all," Curry said in an interview with ESPN's Darren Rovell

    Curry's comments echoed those of Thompson's in how Durant's arrival will work for the Warriors. "I'm not sacrificing [expletive], because my game isn't changing," Thompson told The Vertical. "I'm still going to try to get buckets, hit shots, come off screens. I want to win and have a fun time every game we play."

    In Curry's eyes, Durant is all for his new Warriors teammates not needing to change. In fact, Curry saw it as a selling point to lure the 2013-14 MVP.

    "That's the reason KD joined -- knowing we weren't going to sacrifice anything, that we all have to be ourselves to make things work," Curry believes. 

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    While Curry sees no reason to worry as the Warriors added a seven-time All-Star in Durant who has led the league in scoring four times in his nine-year career, he knows adjustments are to be made. 

    "There will be some adjustments when it comes to the in-game flow and how we work together, but for us to be who we're supposed to be, we all have to kind of elevate ourselves."

    As for the money side of things, does Curry feel any animosity entering the final season of a four-year, $44 million deal with Golden State?

    "I told myself, when I made the decision to sign for what I did back in the day, that I'm blessed to take care of my family for what it was," Curry said. "And there would probably be a situation, if I played the way I was supposed to coming off that contract, that I could be underpaid or whatever.

    "But at the end of the day, it would all come around and we won the championship and good things happened."

    By AAV (Average Annual Value) Curry will be the fifth-highest paid player on the Warriors this upcoming season. Durant leads the team in 2016-17 for AAV with $27 million, followed by Thompson ($17 million), Green ($16 million) and Andre Iguodala ($12 million).