Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry

Basketball Player

Wardell Stephen Curry II is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.

Full Name
Wardell Stephen Curry II
Mar 14, 1988
6′ 2″
Net Worth


Stephen Curry was born on March 14, 1988, in Akron, Ohio. He is the son of Dell and Sonya Curry, both former professional basketball players. Stephen has two siblings: Seth and Sydel. His parents encouraged him to play basketball from a young age, and he joined his first organized team at age 9. He attended Charlotte Christian School, where he played under head coach Shonn Brown.

Curry went on to attend Davidson College in North Carolina, where he played college basketball under head coach Bob McKillop. At Davidson, Curry led the team to its first NCAA tournament appearance since 1969 and set numerous school records. He was named Southern Conference Player of the Year twice (2008 and 2009), becoming the first player in conference history to do so.

In 2009, Curry declared for the NBA Draft and was selected by the Golden State Warriors as the seventh overall pick. In just his second year with the team, he set an NBA record by making 272 three-pointers in a single season. He won his first MVP award in 2015 after leading the Warriors to their first championship in 40 years, and won back-to-back titles in 2017 and 2018. 

Throughout his career, Curry has been named to seven All-Star teams, has won two regular season MVP awards (2015 and 2016), has been named to five All-NBA Teams (First Team three times), four All-Defensive Teams (Second Team twice) and four All-Star Game MVP awards (2016–19). He holds numerous NBA records including most three-pointers made in a single game (13), season (402) and career (2,787).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1988</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Stephen Curry is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On March 14, 1988, Stephen Curry was born in Akron, Ohio. He is the son of Dell Curry and Sonya Adams Curry.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Attends Davidson College</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Curry commits to play college basketball at Davidson College in North Carolina.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Gets Drafted by Golden State Warriors</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The Golden State Warriors select Curry as the seventh overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leads Warriors to 1st Playoff Berth Since 1994</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Curry leads the Warriors to a playoff berth for the first time since 1994.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First MVP Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Curry wins his first NBA MVP award after leading the Warriors to a 67-15 record in the 2014–15 season.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Second MVP Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Curry wins his second NBA MVP award after leading the Warriors to a 67-15 record in the 2017–18 season.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Third Championship Title</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Curry helps the Warriors win their third championship title in four years.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Inspirational Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Stephen Curry is an inspirational role model for young athletes. He is a great example of how hard work and dedication can lead to success. He also demonstrates the importance of having strong moral values and treating others with respect. </p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Athlete</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Stephen Curry is a great athlete. He has won multiple championships and is consistently one of the best players in the league. He has also set many records, including most three-pointers made in a single season.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Family Man</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Stephen Curry is a family man. He always puts his family first, making sure that they are taken care of before he takes care of himself. His love for his wife and kids is inspiring and shows his commitment to being a great father as well as a great basketball player.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Unanimous MVP</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2016, Stephen Curry became the first ever NBA player to be unanimously voted as the Most Valuable Player in the league.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Played Division I College Basketball</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Stephen Curry attended Davidson College and played for the school's Division I basketball team, leading them to the Elite 8 in 2008.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Founded a Charity</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Stephen Curry founded the Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation which focuses on providing meals, education, and activities to children around the world.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Youngest Team Captain in NBA History</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At age 23, Stephen Curry became the youngest team captain in NBA history when he was appointed captain of the Golden State Warriors in 2013.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Three Point King</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Stephen Curry holds the record for most three pointers made in a single season with 286 during the 2015-2016 campaign.</p></div>


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