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Stephen Curry
Curry with the Warriors in 2016
No. 30 – Golden State Warriors
Point guard
Personal information
Born March 14, 1988 (1988-03-14) (age 33)
Akron, Ohio
Nationality American
High school Charlotte Christian
(Charlotte, North Carolina)
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College Davidson (2006–2009)
NBA Draft 2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Pro career 2009–present
League NBA
Career history
2009–present Golden State Warriors
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA champion (2015, 2017, 2018)
  • NBA Most Valuable Player (2015, 2016)
  • 5× NBA All-Star (2014–2018)
  • 2× All-NBA First Team (2015, 2016)
  • 2× All-NBA Second Team (2014, 2017)
  • All-NBA Third Team (2018)
  • NBA scoring champion (2016)
  • NBA steals leader (2016)
  • 50–40–90 club (2016)
  • NBA Three-Point Contest champion (2015)
  • NBA Sportsmanship Award (2011)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2010)
  • AP Athlete of the Year (2015)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (2009)
  • Consensus second-team All-American (2008)
  • NCAA Division I scoring leader (2009)
  • 2× SoCon Player of the Year (2008, 2009)
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Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II (born March 14, 1988) is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Curry plays the point guard position. He is the son of former NBA player Dell Curry who played the shooting guard and small forward positions.

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.

Early life

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.

Professional Career

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.

Personal Life

Stephen Curry is married to Ayesha Curry. They have two daughters (Riley & Ryan) and one son (Canon).

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