He is an professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.
He is considered one of the best basketball players of all time and recognized as the best shooter in NBA history. He was named the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) twice and the winner of four NBA championships, as well as an NBA Finals MVP award.
– When I step up on the court, I have the confidence that I am the best player playing that night –
Stephen Curry Biography
The basketball player was born on March 14, 1988 in Akron , Ohio, United States.
He is the son of Dell Curry, a former NBA player, and Sonya Curry, a volleyball player. He wears the same number, 30, as his father when he played in the NBA.
His brother Seth was an NBA player and his sister Sydel a volleyball player.He grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, where his father played basketball.
He studied elementary education at Montessori School, later attending Queensway Christian College in Ontario from 2001 to 2002, making the seventh and eighth grade basketball team.
He was finished his secondary education at the Charlotte Christian Institute, where he managed to be a conference champion three times in a row. In his slippers he wrote Christian verses, given his faith.
Stephen Curry Career
When he was in college, he decided to join the Davidson College Wildcats after receiving a scholarship from this institution, where he played three seasons, averaging more than 25 points per game.
He finished the season as the leading scorer in the Southern Conference and the second-leading rookie scorer in the country behind Kevin Durant .
He broke the NCAA record with 162 triples scored in a season .He was named to the first team All-American.
Stephen Curry And Golden State Warriors
In 2009 he was selected seventh in the 2009 NBA draftby the Golden State Warriors . He signed a four-year, $12.7 million contract.He played his first game as a point guard in the NBA on October 28 of that same year against the Houston Rockets. In the first season he was selected to the All-Rookie First Team .
He got his first triple-double in February 2010, 36 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds. In the second season he was awarded the NBA Sportsmanship Award .After a season plagued by injuries in 2011/12, at the beginning of the following he extended his contract for 44 million dollars and another four years.
That campaign set his career-high 54 points in a game and broke the NBA record for 3-pointers in a season to 272, increasing it to 286 in 2015.
He finished the year playing in his first playoffs. In the 2013/04 campaign, he participated for the first time in the All-Star game.
Stephen Curry NBA Champion
In the following season after being named as the most voted to play the All Star of that year and surpassing his own record of triples, he managed to be MVP of the regular league and Champion of the NBA against the Cleveland Cavaliers, defeating them by a four to two overall.
Stephen Curry Selection
In 2007 he was winning the silver medal with the United States under-19 team. With the American absolute team he won the gold medal twice at the Basketball World Championships in 2010 and 2014.
Winner of the All Star skills contest in 2011 and the triple contest in 2015.On February 27, 2016, he achieves the record with 303 triples. At the conclusion of the 2015/16 season, he sets the record at 402.
He was again unanimously named NBA MVP for the second year in a row.On June 12, 2017, Kevin Durant and him gave the Golden State Warriors their second NBA championship ring in the last three years, the fifth in their history.
He finished with 26.8 points (44% shooting from the field and 38.8% shooting from three), 8 rebounds, 9.4 assists and 2.2 steals per game, some brilliant numbers.During the 2017-18 season, he suffered a couple of injuries for which he played 51 regular phase games.
The Warriors was finishing with a balance (58-24), leaving the leadership of the Western Conference in the hands of Houston (65-17), for the first time in four seasons. The Warriors reached the finals again, facing the Cavaliers for the fourth consecutive year.
The final ended 4-0 and Curry averaged 27.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 6.8 assists, earning his third ring in four years.In the 2018-2019 campaign, on December 17, 2018 against Memphis, he reached 15,000 points in his NBA career.On October 30, 2019, against the Phoenix Suns, Curry collided with Aron Baynes and landed on Curry’s left hand.
He need surgery to treat the fracture of his second metacarpal. On March 5, 2020, he returned against the Raptors and recorded 23 points, six rebounds and seven assists in a 121-113 Warriors loss.
Meanwhile the game on December 25, 2020, he had 19 points against the Milwaukee Bucks, thus passing Rick Barry for second place on the Warriors’ all-time points list.
On December 27, 2020, he was scoring 36 points in a 129-128 win over the Chicago Bulls, tying Ray Allen and Reggie Miller for more than 2,500 3-pointers in NBA history.
On January 23, 2021 against the Utah Jazz, Curry made five 3-pointers, reaching a total of 2,562, passing Miller to move up to second in all-time 3-pointers.
Stephen Curry Player With The Most Triples In History
The Warriors star was passing Ray Allen‘s mark on December 14, 2021 to become the player with the most 3-pointers in history.
On Madison Square Garden as the stage, he was topping the 2,973 3-pointers Allen made over 18 seasons and 1,300 NBA games. On May 9, 2022, he became the first player in history to reach 500 three-pointers in the postseason.
Stephen Curry MVP Award
On June 16, 2022, the Golden State Warriors was defeating the Celtics to win their fourth ring in eight seasons. The seventh title in franchise history. For him, the ring comes with the Finals MVP award.
Stephen Curry Palmares
Stephen Curry Net Worth
He is best known for his contributions as a basketball player for the Golden State Warriors NBA team. The 30-year-old American basketball player has achieved a massive net worth of $90 million.
This is a staggering amount of money and he has earned it at such a young age, but how did he manage to earn so much money so quickly?
He has made his fortune strictly through NBA Basketball. He hasn’t had time for anything else, but he doesn’t need to undertake other enterprises either.
He has earned a top-tier position in the league at a young age and shows no sign that he will change any time soon.
Stephen Curry Private Life
He is married with Ayesha.The couple met when they were just 14 and 15 years old , and were members of the same church youth group in Charlotte, North Carolina. “We always laughed that we were both focused on God ,” Ayesha told Parents.
However, their love story began years later when the two met in Los Angeles.
They were reunited on a trip to Los Angeles when he was in town to attend the ESPYs and Ayesha had moved west to pursue acting.
“That was kind of fate right there, two kids from Charlotte, meeting up in Los Angeles on a whim ,” Steph said in 2016 on In Depth With Graham Bensinger.
“We were friends until I turned 19 and I thought we were just friends ,” Ayesha told E! , admitting that she dodged Steph’s first attempted kiss.
Ayesha recounted that they had their first kiss, in the entrance of her parents’ house in North Carolina. Steph proposed to her in that same place a few years later.
The couple got married on July 30, 2011 and a few months later they found out they were having a baby.
Ayesha and Stephen have three children: daughter Riley Elizabeth, who was born in 2012, their second daughter, Ryan Carson, born in 2015, and in 2018, they welcomed their third son, Canon W. Jack. After 10 years of marriage, in September 2021, the couple take their marriage vows.
Despite having a very strong relationship and family, Ayesha and the star of the Golden State Warriors have not been without controversy.
At the beginning of this year, rumors leaked on the Internet that the couple had an open relationship , so Ayesha had to clarify the situation.
After Ayesha posted a photo of her husband on her Instagram account, a user made a comment related to the rumors and the basketball player’s wife replied to the comment: “Do you know how ridiculous that is? Don’t disrespect my marriage like that. Please and thank you,” Ayesha replied, ending the controversy.