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Michelle Obama encourages Stephen Curry to trash talk the president when they play golf

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Over the past couple of years, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry and president of the United States Barack Obama have become quite the golf buddies.

Curry appeared alongside the president's wife, Michelle, on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' on Tuesday to promote Drink Up, a campaign from the Partnership for a Healthier America that encourages drinking water.

However, when the host asked the two-time MVP who was better at golf between himself and the president, the first lady interjected: "Stephen.

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"I'm a better golfer, but obviously in golf you play with handicaps so everything's fair," Curry added. "The last two times I've played, I've lost to him."

Part of Barack Obama's arsenal, according to Curry, is his calculated trash talk.

"During his speeches, he has that very slow cadence that kind of draws you in," Curry said. "He brings that same kind of vibe to his trash talk. So I'll hit a shot out of bounds, and he'll just look like, 'Yeah, that's not a good shot. I'm going to need you to do better next time.' So it gets under your skin, too, because I'm like, 'I know. I hit out of bounds.'"

Michelle Obama then gave Curry some sound advice for next time he golfs with the POTUS: "You should trash-talk back, Stephen."

"Give him some things to say," DeGeneres quipped.

"Talk about his ears," the first lady said. "Here's one: As you're putting, say, 'The shadow from your ears is messing up my putt.' Try that one."

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Draymond Green
Golden State Warriors
Pacific Division
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Stephen Curry
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Oklahoma City Thunder
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