Stephen Curry Loses Shooting Contest to Pro Golfer and Cavaliers Fan

Bryan Brandom
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On Wednesday, Stephen Curry fell victim to yet another non-NBA player in a basketball contest of sorts.

A little over a month ago, the Golden State Warriors point guard and reigning two-time MVP got absolutely rejected by a teenager in the Philippines.

Then on Wednesday, while participating in the Safeway Open, a pro-am golf tournament, a shooting contest broke out between Curry and pro golfer Harold Varner III.

It all started on the 17th green, where a basketball hoop sat not too far from the course. A fan rolled a basketball out to Steph, who promptly drained a 25-foot jumper in his golfing getup. And because he's Steph Curry and shooting from distance to him is like heroin to a junkie, he moved back to a territory he thought to be about halfcourt, and fired away.

Then Varner got in on the action, as the two took turns firing at the hoop.

The golfer made it first.

Struggling against non-NBA talent in shooting contests is kind of the Warriors' thing—during the 2016 All-Star Weekend, Draymond Green just barely beat comedian and terrible basketball player Kevin Hart in a three-point shootout.

Curry was, predictably, a great sport about it. Though he might not have been had known where Varner's allegiances lie: The Akron, Ohio, native is a Cleveland Cavaliers fan.