Stephen Curry has a strange habit of lying down during major games

Stephen Curry is an NBA Champion. He is a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player and a four-time NBA All-Star. He is heralded as one of the best shooters of all time, from free throws to three-pointers and every clutch moment in between.

He also likes to lie down. Like, a lot.

Okay, every human likes to lie down. We do it every night when we go to sleep -- and who doesn't love sleep? But not all of us do it in the middle of professional basketball games.

Curry's curious habit has been noticed a few times, most recently during Sunday night's NBA All-Star Game. He laid himself flat on the ground and covered his head in order to avoid being dunked on by Eastern Conference All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 19:  Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Eastern Conference All-Star Team drives to the basket against the Western Conference All-Star Team during the NBA All-Star Game as part of the 2017 NBA All Star Weekend on February 19, 2017 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)(Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

We get it. Getting dunked on by a 6 foot 11, 220-pound 22-year-old doesn't sound like a good time. Also, this incident would have just been a funny highlight if it was the only time it happened.

During Game 6 of the 2016 NBA Finals, Curry was spotted in a similar position when facing off against LeBron James:

2016 NBA Finals - Game Six(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The All-Star Game is an enjoyable exhibition match, but the Finals? Doesn't seem like the best time to stretch out and relax, Steph, even if only for a few seconds.

(Also, don't let the player on the floor distract you from the fact that the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in those very Finals. Okay, carry on.)

In a physical game like basketball, players are bound to end up on the floor. They get injured, they slip and fall, or they don't want to get dunked on. We're just starting to worry about how often poor Stephen Curry finds himself down there.

The Warriors will face Antetokounmpo's Milwaukee Bucks two more times this season, and it's fairly likely Curry and LeBron will see each other in the Finals again. Hopefully someone brings a blanket and a pillow for Steph to all of those games.

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National Basketball Association (NBA) Golden State Warriors and 2014-2015 season Most Valuable Player (MVP) Stephen Curry (back C) lies on the floor after slipping during a drill with young players in Manila on September 5, 2015. Curry started his three-nation (Japan, China and Philippines) Under Armour Asia tour to promote the company's limited edition basketball shoes, 'UA Curry II'. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 04: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors lays on the floor in overtime against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game One of the 2015 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 4, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
January 28, 2017; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after making a half court shot against the Los Angeles Clippers during the second quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 17: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors holds the NBA trophy on the plane floor as the team travels home from Cleveland after winning the 2015 NBA Finals on June 17, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)
Curry's Triple-Double Leads to Warriors win over Phoenix Suns 115-86 (Photo by Mark Downey Lucid Images/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 19: Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks makes the slam dunk as Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors lays on the court during the 2017 NBA All-Star Game at Smoothie King Center on February 19, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Max Becherer - Pool/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 16: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors react during the first half in Game 6 of the 2016 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 10: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors falls to the court during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 10, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Warriors defeated the Suns 112-104. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 16: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors lays the on the court in the second half while taking on the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 of the 2016 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 16: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors falls in the third quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Feb 8, 2017; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after being called for an offensive foul next to Chicago Bulls guard Jerian Grant (2) in the third quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Bulls 123-92. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 23: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts to a play during a game against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on January 23, 2017 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 19: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after making a shot and drawing a foul against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 19, 2016 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
TORONTO, CANADA - FEBRUARY 14: Stephen Curry #30 of the Western Conference All-Stars smiles during the NBA All-Star Game as part of the 2016 NBA All Star Weekend on February 14, 2016 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)
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