Stephen Curry

By Joey Montesano

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Introduction

Do you know who Stephen Curry is? His birth name is Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry Jr. But most people call him Stephen Curry or Steph Curry. He is one of the best three-point shooters in the NBA history. You wouldn't know how good Stephen Curry is until you see all the records he broke.

NBA Career

Stephen Curry plays for the Golden State Warriors. He is a point guard and is on the starting lineup. His height is 6'3 and his weight is 185 pounds. In 2009, when Stephen Curry went to the NBA draft he was selected 7th in the 1st round to the Golden State Warriors. He finished his rookie season averaging 17.5 points per game, in 2009. In only six years of playing basketball in the NBA he has so many awards. Stephen Curry was the 2011 NBA Skills Challenge Champion. He was also the 2014 All-NBA Second Team. And the best one he won is the 2015 NBA Three-Point Contest Champion. In the 2012-2013 season Stephen Curry and his teammate Klay Thompson were nicknamed the Splash Brothers. Curry set an NBA record for 272 three-pointers in a regular season. Him and Klay Thompson set an NBA record in a season with a combined total of 484 three-pointers. That is how they got their name, the Splash Brothers.

Conclusion

In conclusion, Stephen Curry is an amazing three-point shooters. He is one of the best this year. People think think he will be the best three-point shooters of all time. So if you have a chance to see one of his games you should check it out and see how good he really is.

Bibliography

Ethridge, Brian. "NBA Basketball: News and Analysis on About." Stephen Curry. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2015


"Stephen Curry (basketball)." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2015.

Early Life

He was born on March 14, 1988. Stephen Curry was born in Akron Ohio. But he grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina. He attended a Christian Montessori School that was started by his mom. Curry has three siblings and one child. His daughter is Riley and he is married to Ayesha Alexander. Stephen's parents are Dell Curry and Sonya Curry. His siblings are Seth and Sydel Curry. Stephen Curry went to High School and College. He went to Charlotte Christian High School in North Carolina. Curry attended Davidson College. Stephen Curry set a single season record for the most three-pointers made in one season for Davidson College.