Who is Stephen Curry?
His full name is Wardell Stephen Curry II, and he was born on March 14, 1988, in Akron, Ohio, U.S. Curry is a professional basketball player of the Golden State Warriors and was the first person to be titled as the Most Valuable Player by unanimous vote in NBA History. He led the NBA team in 2014-15, 2016-17 and 2017-18.
His career beginning
He learned to play Basketball from his father, Dell Curry, who was a sharpshooter. Curry’s good basketball game and shooting skills could not help him getting admission to a great college. It was then Davidson College where he got admission. Curry got national attention for the first time when he played brilliantly at Davidson College.
His career got a boom
Because of his tremendous shooting skills, his name came in one of the pro basketball players and was also drafted in 2009 by Golden State. The warriors also selected him in 2009 with the seventh overall pick. As soon as he entered the team, he made a great impression and became the team’s starting point guard and made an average of 17.5 points per game in the first season.
He got the Most Valuable Player honour and in 2015. He made one of the best season records in league history of 73-9 in 2015-16. In 2016, he became the first basketball player of 11 players to win the MVP award two years in a row.
Another great thing was that he helped the team win the NBA title two years in a row, in 2017 and 2018, over Cleveland Cavaliers. He also excelled in the NBA with an average of 30.1 points per game and made a wonderful alliance of 402 three-point shots. (See How many games are there in the NBA regular season?)
Early Life and Family
He was born in Akron but raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is the oldest son and his two siblings, his brother, Seth Curry, is also into a professional basketball career. His sister, Sydel, is a volleyball player. Stephen’s mother, Sonya, is a former Division I volleyball star and used to teach him Basketball in the absence of his dad.
How many rings does Stephen Curry have?
He has won three rings. The first was in the 2014-15 season, where they won against the Cavaliers by 4-2. The second season was 2016-17, when the Warriors beat the Cavaliers again by 4-1. The third ring he got was for the season 2017-18; in this, the Warriors won the third time against the Cavaliers by 4-0.
2019-20 Games Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Season 5 20.8 5.2 6.6 1.0 0.4 Playoffs – – – – – –
Career Games Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Season 699 23.5 4.5 6.6 1.7 0.2 Playoffs 112 26.5 5.4 6.3 1.6 0.3
Career Games Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Season 699 16,419 3,158 4,621 1,205 156 Playoffs 112 2,968 604 704 181 30
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