Obama calls Curry the ‘greatest shooter I’ve ever seen’

Golden State Warriors players, Draymond Green, left, and Stephen Curry, right, reacts to watching President Barack Obama, center, mimicking Curry's 'clowning' on the basketball court, during a ceremony honoring the 2015 NBA Champions during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

On the day he turns 28, Stephen Curry received some high praise from president Barack Obama. In an interview with Time Magazine, Obama said, “Steph Curry is the greatest shooter that I’ve ever seen.”

However, Obama stayed true to his Chicago roots and added “I am having more fun watching him than anybody since Michael Jordan.”

Curry and Obama have formed a friendship over the last couple years. In August of 2015, Curry and Obama played a round of golf with Ray Allen and Stephen’s dad Dell.

Curry talked about that golf game on Jimmy Kimmel Live, which you can watch below. The conversation starts at the one minute mark.