Since Golden State holds Curry’s Bird Rights, they were able to go over the salary cap threshold to keep him, making a paycut unnecessary.
“I actually asked Bob [Myers],” he said. “If I were to take a discount — at any number, I don’t know what it would be — how much of a difference would that make for us to be able to sign other guys.
“It wasn’t like (Kevin Durant’s) situation. His had a direct impact on us being able to sign Andre (Iguodala) and Shaun (Livingston).
“And it was just an unbelievable sacrifice by KD. But mine didn’t matter.”