Stephen Curry facts for kids
Curry with the Warriors in 2016
|No. 30 – Golden State Warriors|
|Born||March 14, 1988
|High school||Charlotte Christian
(Charlotte, North Carolina)
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|NBA Draft||2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7th overall|
|Selected by the Golden State Warriors|
|2009–present||Golden State Warriors|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
He is a two time MVP and three time champion. He has also broken the record of most three-pointers made in a season, with 402, in the 2016 NBA season.
Wardell Stephen Curry II is the son of Sonya and Dell Curry. He was born in Akron, Ohio, at Summa Akron City Hospital (the same hospital where LeBron James had been born c. 3 years earlier), while his father was a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers. He grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, where his father spent most of his NBA career with the Charlotte Hornets. Dell often took Curry and his younger brother Seth to his games, where they would shoot with the Hornets during warm-ups.
Curry played college basketball for the Davidson College Wildcats. There, he was twice named Southern Conference Player of the Year. He set the all-time scoring record for both Davidson and the Southern Conference. In his second year of college, Curry also set the single-season NCAA record for three-point-shots made.
Curry was picked with the seventh overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors. Curry was voted the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the 2015 NBA season. Curry and the Warriors won the 2015 NBA championship. Curry was MVP again for the 2016 NBA season. Curry won his second championship with the Warriors in 2017. Curry won his third championship with the Warriors in 2018.
Stephen Curry is married to Ayesha Curry. They have two daughters (Riley & Ryan) and one son (Canon).
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Curry shooting over Marcin Gortat in February 2017
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