People.com Entertainment Sports LeBron James and Stephen Curry Praise Each Other After Playing on the Same Team for the First Time The two legendary players found themselves on the same side of the court during the 2021 NBA All-Star Game By Jason Duaine Hahn Jason Duaine Hahn Website Jason Hahn is a Human Interest and Sports Reporter for PEOPLE. He's worked at PEOPLE's Los Angeles Bureau as a writer and reporter since 2017 and has interviewed the likes of Kobe Bryant, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Tom Brady. He has a B.A. in English from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master's degree in Journalism from Columbia University. He previously worked for Complex Magazine in New York City. People Editorial Guidelines Published on March 8, 2021 03:01 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Stephen Curry and LeBron James. Photo: Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty After facing each other four consecutive times in the NBA Finals, LeBron James and Stephen Curry were finally on the same team this past weekend. Curry, a three-time NBA champion, was instrumental in leading Team LeBron to victory on Sunday night during the 2021 NBA All-Star Game at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, which pitted the team against one chosen by Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets. After the game, James praised Curry for his performance, calling him the "greatest shooter of all time." "Finally got to share the floor with @StephenCurry30!" James wrote on Twitter. "Well overdue and I loved every single second!!" In a hashtag, James also pointed out that he and Curry were both born in Akron, Ohio. "#RespectBeyondWords," he added. Team LeBron Wins the 2021 NBA All-Star Game James and Curry famously faced each other four straight times in the NBA Finals from 2015 to 2018. Led by Curry, the Golden State Warriors won three out of their four match-ups against the Cleveland Cavaliers, James' then-team. While the Cavs only beat the Warriors once during this time period, their victory came during the 2016 NBA Finals after they were facing elimination down three games to one. Kevin C. Cox/Getty From LeBron James to Stephen Curry: All the Players in This Weekend's NBA All-Star Game At least for one night, NBA fans got to see the two future NBA Hall of Famers join forces to earn more than $1 million for charitable causes. "Much love bro! #TeamLeBron with the W while we at it," Curry, 32, wrote in a tweet with the hashtag "#akron." RELATED VIDEO: LeBron James Sends Message to Kobe Bryant After NBA Championship Win: Hope I 'Made You Proud' Even before the start of the matchup, Curry was having fun with his new teammate, making sure he got a good view of James' iconic chalk toss. The Warriors star had a particularly good night, having appeared in the game just shortly after winning the NBA 3-point contest for the second time in his career.