Stephen Curry

American basketball player

Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II (born March 14, 1988)[1] is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Stephen Curry
Stephen Curry dribbling 2016 (cropped).jpg
Curry with the Warriors in 2016
No. 30 – Golden State Warriors
PositionPoint guard
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1988-03-14) March 14, 1988 (age 32)
Akron, Ohio
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolCharlotte Christian
(Charlotte, North Carolina)
CollegeDavidson (2006–2009)
NBA draft2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–presentGolden State Warriors
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Curry plays the point guard position. He is the son of former NBA player Dell Curry who played the shooting guard and small forward positions.

He is a two time MVP and three-time champion. He has also broken the record of most three-pointers made in a season, with 402, in the 2016 NBA season.

CollegeEdit

Curry played college basketball for the Davidson College Wildcats. There, he was twice named Southern Conference Player of the Year. He set the all-time scoring record for both Davidson and the Southern Conference. In his second year of college, Curry also set the single-season NCAA record for three-point-shots made.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Curry was picked with the seventh overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors. Curry was voted the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the 2015 NBA season. Curry and the Warriors won the 2015 NBA championship. Curry was MVP again for the 2016 NBA season. Curry won his second championship with the Warriors in 2017. Curry won his third championship with the Warriors in 2018.

Personal lifeEdit

Stephen Curry is married to Ayesha Curry. They have two daughters (Riley & Ryan) and one son (Canon).

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Stephen Curry NBA Stats". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved July 12, 2015.
  2. "DRAFT 2009 Prospects – Stephen Curry". NBA.com. Retrieved July 12, 2014.