Curry Defends Criticism Of Trump, Under Armour CEO: ‘I Needed To Say, What I Needed To Say’

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Golden State star Steph Curry defended his comments about President Donald Trump, telling reporters after the Warriors 132-92 win over Chicago Wednesday night that he “needed to say, what I needed to say.”

Earlier in the day in an interview with the San Jose Mercury News, Curry was asked about comments made by Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank in support of Trump, calling him an asset for the nation.

Curry has a lucrative endorsement deal with the sports shoe and apparel company and is very much the public face of the company.

“I agree with that description,” Curry told the newspaper, “if you remove the ‘et’ from asset.”

The comment was quite out of character for…