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Steph Curry casually reveals he uses an Uber to travel around the Bay Area

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One of the many reasons why back-to-back MVP Stephen Curry has built up such a huge fanbase around the world is because of the ease with which people can relate to him on a human level.

Most basketball players are known for their size and strength, but Curry is part of a generation of players, particularly in the point guard position, who are showing that it's possible to be successful in the game with a small frame too.

Standing at 6'3" and 190 pounds, the 28-year-old probably wouldn't have survived in the NBA in the past, but he is credited with changing the style of the league at present.

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Speaking to the media prior to game one of NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the unanimous MVP unintentionally endeared himself to the public even more and showed how he is normal just like the rest of us.

"I was in an Uber yesterday, and the guy was talking to me about all three (NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals, Copa America) going on," the unanimous MVP said, " Just the excitement over that ten-minute drive that he had, that in a nutshell speaks volumes about how much sports means to the fans around here."

Curry's casual mention that he was riding around the Bay Area in an Uber on Tuesday wasn't met with a casual response by one particular reporter who wanted clarification by asking, "Did you just say you were in an Uber?"

"Of course," the three-time All-Star replied.

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He may not be very human on the court with the insane three-point shots he can make from practically anywhere, but he revealed he is just like any other human off of it.

It's not every day that Uber drivers have the presence of an NBA MVP in their vehicle, so how do they react when they see the Dubs star?

"The Uber driver, I can't really re-enact it, but it's pretty funny," Curry said. "I just kind of laugh and chuckle, because they are surprised that I'm getting in there, too."

He may be one of the most recognisable sports stars in the world, but Steph goes about his life in an ordinary fashion and remains humble and grounded despite the fame.

His accomplishments over the last two years have seen him, in many people's eyes, overtake LeBron James as the league's best player.

But, as he mentioned in the same press conference, he doesn't care much for that and is only in the game to win championships.

The regular season scoring champion has the opportunity to win his second straight title as he is squaring up against LeBron once more in the Finals and is now just three wins away from making it happen following Golden State's 104-88 win last night.

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