Stephen Curry

Growth Mindset Biography by Simran Johal

Information about Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry is a basketball player he is the point guard for the golden state warriors. He is born on March 14, 1988 (age 27), Akron, Ohio, United States. He is known as the greatest shooter in the NBA history because he does lots of different kinds of shooting because he practices a lot.

Facts about Stephen Curry's life

He learned the basketball skills from his father Dell Curry when he used to practice. His mother Sonya used to teach him volleyball while Dell Curry was gone away to play games to games. Dell Curry use to be in many teams like Cleveland cavaliers, Toronto raptors, Milwaukee bucks, and Utah jazz and his number was 30 just like Stephen’s. Stephen was not invited to any college basketball because of his age. In 2014, he was named to his NBA all star game. His brother Seth now he plays on Sacramento kings his number is 30 just like Dell Curry and Stephen Curry.

Difficult things Stephen Fought through his career

Stephen sprained his ankle 11 times but still continued with his career. Curry was defending rookie Jimmer Fredette before a crossover by the Kings guard led to Curry spraining his right ankle. Then the tricky guard felt the collapse of his hard work. While pushing the ball up against the San Antonio Spurs in Dec. of 2010, Curry rolled his right ankle as he tried to pivot at the perimeter. He would then go on to sprain that same ankle another seven times that season, missing eight games total. After the injury against the Kings, he sprained the same ankle again in the second game of the season against the Chicago Bulls. Then again, then a strained tendon, then another sprain. The injuries piled up so much that Curry only appeared in 26 games total in 2011-2012. His season was ended by another surgery to repair the damaged right ankle.

What Steph achieved during his career

He led the golden state warriors to their first NBA championship in 40 years He then capped a memorable season by helping the Warriors knock off LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA finals, giving the team its first championship since 1975. As a 44% career three-point shooter who's made an average of nearly 200 three-pointers per season, he's on pace to crush the record for most all-time three-pointers. Curry's rise to becoming the best shooter in the NBA, and perhaps all-time.

How Stephen shows a Growth mindset

Stephen Curry shows a growth mindset by encouraging people and making growth mindset quotes. In his interviews Steph tells never to give up and motivates you. In every game he doesn't let down his team and he does teamwork. Stephen Curry doesn't be rude to his fans and he doesn't let them down.