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Who is the next Stephen Curry? Five future NBA stars with crossover appeal

Published 0918 GMT (1718 HKT) May 16, 2016
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Stephen Curry has re-invented sports marketing, with a crossover appeal on par with the likes of Taylor Swift and Jimmy Fallon. He even has a stake in the sports apparel company Under Armour. But who is in the running to be the next Curry? Steve Dykes/Getty Images
Dennis Schroder of the Atlanta Hawks is set to take over starting duties at point guard next season -- either in Atlanta or elsewhere. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Schroder -- who is also a member of Germany's national team -- exudes a lot of attitude on the court, which could translate to big marketing dollars if his play continues to evolve. He is half Gambian from his mother's side. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Rookie Justise Winslow has become a key player on the Miami Heat's rotation, while tasked to guard some of the NBA's biggest stars. He has over half a million Instagram followers and is known for his progressive fashion sense. Jason Miller/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Winslow (left), is currently a bench player but has logged heavy minutes in the Heat's playoff run. He is pictured sitting with injured Heat star Chris Bosh (center) and veteran Udonis Haslem. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Aaron Gordon of the Orlando Magic came in second in a highly contested NBA Slam Dunk competition last February. His pictured dunk would have landed him a bronze medal in high jumping at the 2012 Olympics, according to ESPN. Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Aaron Gordon took over starting power forward duties for the Magic around the All-Star break and is set to have a breakout season in his next campaign. Elsa/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks -- AKA "The Greek Freak" -- is one of the most exciting players in the NBA and a multi-linguist. He was born in Greece to Nigerian parents. Tom Lynn/Getty Images
Antetokounmpo is a fierce dunker, and is set to join the NBA's scoring leaders in the coming seasons. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
The likely No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft, Ben Simmons has all the tools to be an NBA star, both on and off the court. Stacy Revere/Getty Images North America/Getty Images