Stephen Curry is a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. He turned pro in 2009 and has played his entire professional career for the Golden State Warriors, whom he helped lead to four NBA Championships – 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2022.

He has been named an NBA All-Star nine times, most recently in 2023. He was also named the NBA Most Valuable Player twice, and in 2022, he was named the NBA Finals MVP.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Wardell Stephen Curry II was born on March 14, 1988, in Akron, Ohio in the United States of America. He stands 188 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 84 kg. He is right-handed and he plays point guard.

Team 230 golden state warriors Golden State Warriors
Position Point Guard
Height / weight 1.88 m / 84 kg
Born 14 Mar 1988
Nationality United States United States
Playing Style Right Handed
Nickname Chef Curry
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Team History
230 golden state warriors Golden State 2009 - present

His parents are Sonya Curry and Dell Curry. His father was a former professional basketball player who also played in the NBA, most notably for the Charlotte Hornets and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Curry’s younger brother Seth Curry also plays in the NBA.

Curry married Ayesha Alexander in 2011. They have three kids together.

Curry has gone by the nicknames Steph, Baby-Faced Assassin, Chef Curry, The Human Torch, and Threezus.

Aside from basketball, Curry is also an avid golfer. He started playing golf at 10 years old. He is a 5-handicap golfer and often plays in celebrity tournaments even playing alongside former American president Barack Obama.

High School and College Career

He attended the Charlotte Christian High School in Charlotte, North Carolina. Later, he played for Davidson College and was there from 2006 to 2009.

In that time, he was named the SoCon Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009. He was also the 2009 NCAA Season Scoring Leader. Later, the Davidson Wildcats retired jersey number 30 in his honor.

Professional Career

Curry was selected during the 2009 NBA Draft and was chosen in the 1st round. He was the 7th overall pick and was picked by the Golden State Warriors. He has played with the Warriors since 2009.

In 2010, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team.

It wasn’t until the 2014-2015 season, when Steve Kerr began as the new Head Coach that Curry and the whole team started to rise. Curry finished the year as the NBA MVP after leading his team to win their first championship since 1975.

In 2014, he was first named an NBA All-Star. He would be named an All-Star nine times in his career, most recently in 2023.

In 2015 and 2016, he was named the NBA Most Valuable Player. In 2022, he was the NBA Finals MVP. He has also been instrumental in helping the Warriors win 4 NBA Championships. They won the Championships in 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2022, with Curry at the helm.

Later, he was named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team. He holds a number of records including overtaking Ray Allen as the player with the most three-pointers made. He achieved this during the 2021-2022 season.

Career Highlights

  • 2015, 2017, 2018, 2022 - NBA champion
  • 2022 - NBA Finals MVP
  • 2015, 2016 - NBA Most Valuable Player
  • 2014–2019, 2021–2023 - NBA All-Star
  • 2022 - NBA All-Star Game MVP
  • 2022 - NBA Western Conference Finals MVP
  • 2015, 2016, 2019, 2021 - All-NBA First Team
  • 2014, 2017, 2022, 2023 - All-NBA Second Team
  • 2018 - All-NBA Third Team
  • 2010 - NBA All-Rookie First Team
  • 2016, 2021 - NBA scoring champion
  • 2015, 2021 - NBA Three-Point Contest champion
  • 2016 - NBA steals leader
  • 2016 - 50–40–90 club
  • 2011 - NBA Sportsmanship Award
  • 2023 - NBA Social Justice Champion Award
  • NBA 75th Anniversary Team
  • 2015 - AP Athlete of the Year
  • 2022 - Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year
  • 2009 - Consensus first-team All-American
  • 2008 - Consensus second-team All-American
  • 2009 - NCAA season scoring leader
  • 2008, 2009 - SoCon Player of the Year
  • 2007–2009 - First-team All-SoCon
  • No. 30 retired by Davidson Wildcats

Medal Record

  • Gold - 2010 Turkey FIBA World Cup
  • Gold - 2014 Spain FIBA World Cup

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