Interesting Facts About Popular Basketball Player Stephen Curry

By Peter C March 29, 2022

The 33-year-old remains of the best shooters in NBA history. Stephen Curry started his basketball career after being drafted by the Golden State Warriors in 2009 and has proven to be one of the most gifted NBA players of his generation.

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Here are some of the interesting facts you should know about Stephen Curry

The American professional basketball player was born on March 14, 1988, in Akron, Ohio. While growing up, Stephen developed an unusual interest in basketball, thanks to his father, who was equally a retired NBA player. Stephen’s father, Dell Curry, played a critical role in shaping Stephen Curry for whatever he is today, especially as a professional basketball player.

The baby-faced assassin continued to pursue his basketball career at Davidson College after joining the school basketball team. Stephen Curry won so many awards in his freshman year, including the SoCon Freshman of the Year award.  Not only did he make it to the SoCon All-tournament team, but he was also chosen as SoCon Tournament Most Valuable Player.

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Stephen Curry’s career in NBA started in 2009 after the Golden State Warriors drafted him. Twelve years later, the 33-year-old has proven his worth by winning many awards in the NBA. He was the NBA 3-Point Field Goals Leader for five consecutive years (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017). The three-time NBA Champion was also the NBA scoring leader in 2016 and 2021.

As of this writing, Stephen Curry has an estimated net worth of $160 million. Apart from his huge wages for playing basketball, he also earns a lot from his endorsement deals with the likes of Chase, Under Armour, Nike, and more.