|Stephen Curry Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||March 14, 1988|
Stephen Curry is a basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for Golden State Warriors. He is considered as one of the best shooters in the NBA history. He was honored with the “NBA Most Valuable Player Award” during the 2014-2015 season. His dad was also a basketball player who played for Cleveland Cavaliers.
Wardell Stephen Curry II
Baby Faced Assassin
Akron, Ohio, United States
Curry started his schooling at the Montessori School (a school that was started by his mother). However, because his father Dell got transferred to Toronto Raptors, he chose to attend Queensway Christian College in Ontario, where he was a part of the basketball team.
After finishing middle school, he was enrolled at Charlotte Christian High School, where he achieved great results winning three conference titles and appearing in three state playoffs.
Despite all that, he wanted to follow his father’s footsteps and wanted to play for Virginia Tech Hokies team, but, he was only offered a place as a walk-on player in the team. He received a couple of offers from other teams / schools and hence accepted the offer from Davidson College.
Professional Basketball Player
30 – Golden State Warriors
Point Guard, Guard
- Father – Dell Curry (Former NBA player)
- Mother – Sonya Curry (Started her own school)
- Siblings – Seth Curry (Younger Brother) (Professional Basketball Player), Sydel Curry (Younger Sister) (Played Volleyball at Elon University)
Stephen is signed with Octagon Sports – Basketball.
6 ft 3 in or 191 cm (Officially Listed Height)
But, Stephen Curry’s true height is considered to be 6 ft 2 in or 188 cm.
86 kg or 190 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Curry is married to the American actress Ayesha Alexander. The couple started dating in 2003 and after 7 years of being in a relationship, got engaged in December 2010. After a year and a half of their engagement, Stephen and Ayesha got married on July 30, 2011. They have one child, Riley (born – July 19, 2012).
Race / Ethnicity
13.5 (US) or 12.5 (UK) or 47.5 (EU)
Stephen Curry has signed endorsement contracts with Degree, Express, State Farm, Muscle Milk, JBL and Under Armour.
After each three-point shot he makes, Curry gives a tribute to Jesus Christ by pointing to the sky.
Best Known For
Stephen is best known for his ability to single-handedly win a game by scoring 30, 40 or 50 points. What makes Curry special is his fast releasing shooting technique and his shooting range, which many times has proven to be devastating for his opponents.
“Baby Faced Assassin” as many commentators would say won his first MVP league trophy in 2015 and won the Three Point Contest in the 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend.
He is also known for being a part of the National Basketball Team of USA who won 2 gold medals, one in Turkey in 2010 and another in Spain in 2014.
- Probably the best three-point shooter in the whole NBA league
- Full control of the ball – tremendous ball handling technique
- Feel for the game
- Great floor and team leader
- Lacking strength and explosiveness due to his ankle injuries in the past
- Soft defensive player
First TV Show
In 2008, Curry appeared as himself on the talk show Late Night with Conan O’Brien in the episode #15.48.
Curry is considered to be one of the hardest working players in the NBA.
For years, he is working out with Accelerate Basketball. You can check some of his workouts on the following links –
Stephen Curry Favorite Things
- TV Character – Martin
- Chick Flick – Walk to Remember
- People To Follow On Twitter – Bill Simmons
- Sociology Class – Gender and Society
- Movie – The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
- TV Show – Family Guy
- City To Visit – Toronto
- Food – Salmon
- Favorite Player Growing up – Muggsy Bogues
Source – SI, CBS Sports, The Big Lead, USA Today
Stephen Curry Facts
- Golden State Warriors selected Curry as a seventh pick during the 2009 NBA Draft.
- During the 2013 – 2014 season, Stephen and his teammate Klay Thompson set an NBA record for most “threes” made in one season (with a total of 484) for which they were given the nickname “Splash Brothers.”
- He was raised in Charlotte, North Carolina.
- Because his father was transferred to Toronto Raptors, from 2001 to 2002, Stephen lived in Toronto.
- He wore the same number 30 as his dad used to when he played in the NBA.
- He met Kevin Durant during a basketball tournament. At that time, both were 10 years old.
- He shares the same birthday (month and day) with Billy Crystal and Albert Einstein.
- Visit Curry’s official website @ stephencurry30.com.
- Follow Curry on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.