Stephen Curry, in full Wardell Stephen Curry II, byname Steph, (born March 14, 1988, Akron, Ohio, U.S.), American professional basketball player who led the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA) to championships in 2014–15, 2016–17, and 2017–18 and to the best regular-season record in league history (73–9) in 2015–16. Golden State still managed to advance to the 2019 NBA Finals, though Curry was unable to lift his team in the wake of injuries to Durant and Thompson, and the Warriors lost to the Toronto Raptors in six games. In the Pelicans vs. Warriors game, he scored twelve three point shots. Holds the record for most three pointers (13) in one game in the 2016 season. However, additional injuries and inspired play by the opposing Toronto Raptors led to a six-game Golden State loss in the finals. The superstar guard again demonstrated his unparalleled skills throughout the season, finishing with an astounding 402 three-pointers and league-high 30.1 points per game. Stephen’s sister Sydel became a volleyball player at Elon University. ', Stephen Crane was a 19th-century American writer best known for his novels 'The Red Badge of Courage' and 'Maggie: A Girl of the Streets. We strive for accuracy and fairness. The oldest son of former NBA player Dell Curry, Curry learned the fundamentals of basketball by watching and practicing with his father. It's just kind of capitalizing on the hoopla and the media and all that nonsense. Stephen Curry was born Wardell Stephen Curry II in Akron, Ohio on March 14, 1988, but mainly grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina. [Nov 7, 2016]. Taken #7 overall in the NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors out of Davidson College (25 June 2009). Curry grew up immersed in basketball as the son of 16-year NBA veteran sharpshooter Dell Curry. Although Curry enjoyed a stellar 2018-19 campaign with an average of 27.3 points per game, there were signs of turmoil within the NBA's reigning dynasty. But hopefully he gets back in the league because he deserves to be here and he deserves an opportunity to play. The conversation is started and should continue, [on Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the during the national anthem as a demonstration of free speech and a call to action following a series of controversial police shootings] I love that there's freedom of speech and he can stand up for what he believes in. His junior season did not feature any such postseason heroics, but his average of 28.6 points per game led the country, and he was named a consensus first-team All-American. Lightly recruited by major college basketball programs despite a standout career at Charlotte Christian School, Curry enrolled at tiny Davidson College near his hometown. He is a producer and actor, known for Ballers (2015), Benedict Men (2020) and Breakthrough (2019). Adjust. - Stephen Curry. However, the Warriors’ historic season ultimately ended in shocking disappointment as the team surrendered a 3–1 NBA finals lead to the Cavaliers. They have three children. The Currys have two daughters. Curry continued his dazzling play in 2018–19, averaging 27.3 points per game and earning first-team All-NBA honours. ]So I applaud him for taking a stand, and hopefully the conversation is about what his message was and not, is he going to stand or is he going to sit for the national anthem? He is a producer and actor, known for Ballers (2015), Benedict Men (2020) and Breakthrough (2019). "What I wanted to do was just be myself. Despite his accomplishments, Curry knew that the personal and team records would be for naught if Golden State couldn't repeat as champions. For an encore, Curry helped the Warriors to 24 consecutive wins out of the starting gate in the 2015-16 season, a torrid pace that propelled the team to an NBA-record 73 wins. At the end of the day, that stuff really doesn't matter. But the superstar guard returned in the second round to finish off the New Orleans Pelicans and then helped put away the top-seeded Houston Rockets for the Western Conference crown.