Stephen Curry Bio & Wiki
Stephen Curry, in full Wardell Stephen Curry II, byname Steph, is an American professional basketball player. He was born on March 14, 1988, Akron, Ohio, U.S. He is currently player of Golden State Warriors. He led the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA) to championships in 2014–15, 2016–17, and 2017–18 and to the best regular-season record in league history (73–9) in 2015–16. In 2015 and 2016, he won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award.
Curry is the son of former NBA player Dell Curry and Sonya Adams. He has 2 siblings named Seth Curry and Sydel Curry. He is an American by nationality and is of African-American ethnicity. His younger brother Seth is also a basketball player.
Curry was taught at Queensway Christian College, where he played for the boy’s basketball group of college.
He didn’t get any school basketball offers from a noteworthy conference school because of his size so he went to Davidson College. He was the NCAA scoring pioneer and was named a consensus first-team All-American while he was at Davidson.
Professional Life and Career
Curry started his professional basketball career in 2009. He was chosen with the 7th overall and large pick in the 2009 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors. His rookie contract was worth $12.7 million more than 4 years. In his first career game, he scored 14 points and 7 assists.
In his first season, he completed second in “NBA Rookie of the Year” voting to Tyreke Evans. He was likewise named to the “NBA All-Rookie First Team” that season. At the 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend, Curry won the NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge. He was additionally the beneficiary of the NBA Sportsmanship Award. In the 2011-2012 season, he played just a couple of games because of injury.
Preceding the beginning of the 2012– 13 season, Curry consented to a four-year, $44 million rookie scale contract extension with the Warriors. In 2014– 15, he won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award and drove the Warriors to their first title since 1975. That same year, the Warriors broke the record for the most wins in an NBA season.
Knee injury constrained Curry to 51 games during the 2017– 18 consistent season, finishing his five-year run as the league leader in three-point field goals endeavored and made. He returned during the second round of the playoffs to enable the Warriors to win their fourth back to back conference title and third NBA title (in a four-game sweep of the Cavaliers).
He is considered as one of the best shooters in NBA history. Stephen played his first game for the United States national group at the 2007 FIBA Under-19 World Championship. In that competition, he helped Team USA win the silver medal.
Curry is a married man. He married his college sweetheart, Ayesha Alexander, on July 30, 2011. They were in a relationship with each other for several years before their marriage. Ayesha Curry is an entrepreneur and former actress known for the HBO series Ballers and as the host of Ayesha’s Home Kitchen on the Food Network.
Stephen and Ayesha have two daughters. On July 19, 2012, they welcomed their first, named Riley. Their second daughter, Ryan, was born on July 10, 2015. Almost exactly three years later, on July 4, 2018, Ayesha gave birth to their first son, Canon W. Jack.
Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual salary of 12.11 million dollars and has a net worth of 35 million dollars.
Rumors and Controversy
Stephen Curry was under scrutiny for point shaving during NBA finals in 2016. The NBA Finals finished in emotional form with the Cleveland Cavaliers overcoming The Golden State Warriors, in which Curry was blamed for point shaving in the game. However, he guaranteed that he has done nothing incorrectly.
Curry was likewise hauled into a controversy when defended a controversial comment he made on Wednesday about President Trump. He said “I concur with that portrayal,” Curry told the newspaper, “If you remove the ‘et’ from the asset.”
Facts of Stephen Curry
Curry’s Career Stats
According to the NBA, as of the end of the 2017-18 regular season, Stephen Curry’s career stats are:
- 34.4 minutes per game
- 47.7 field goal percentage
- 43.6 3-pointer percentage
- 90.3 free-throw percentage
- 23.1 points per game
- 4.4 rebounds per game
- 6.8 assists per game
- 0.2 blocks per game