Stephen Curry (basketball) life and biography

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Stephen Curry (basketball) biography

Date of birth : 1988-03-14
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-28
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, guard for the Warriors, NBA Draft

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Stephen Curry is an American professional basketball player with the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. A point guard, who at times plays shooting guard, Curry is listed as 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) and 185 lb (84 kg) and wears size 14 (US) shoes.

NBA CAREER :

Was selected by Golden State as an early entry candidate in the first round of the 2009 NBA Draft (7th overall) … Named Western Conference Rookie of the Month for January, March and April ...Was the only Western Conference rookie to win the award three times … Enters 2010-11 owning career averages of 17.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 5.9 assists and 1.90 steals in 36.2 minutes (80 regular-season games in one season with Golden State) … Finished rookie season as runner-up for 2009-10 NBA Rookie of the Year Award and was unanimous First Team All-Rookie selection.

2009-10 :
Appeared in 80 games (77 starts), averaging 17.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 5.9 assists and 1.90 steals in 36.2 minutes … Finished the season ranked 3rd in the NBA in steals, 8th in 3-point field goal percentage (.437), 9th in free throw percentage (.885), 13th in assists and 34th in scoring … Among rookies, ranked 1st in assists, 1st in steals, 1st in 3-point percentage, 1st in free throw percentage, 2nd in scoring, 2nd in minutes, 8th in rebounding and 10th in field goal percentage (.462) … Was named Western Conference Rookie of the Month for January (19.1 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 5.5 apg and 2.00 spg), March (19.8 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 7.3 apg and 1.79 spg) and April (26.4 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 8.1 apg and 2.63 spg) ... Was only Western Conference Rookie to win award three times … From January 1st until the end of the season (49 games), averaged 21.1 points, 4.9 rebounds, 6.8 assists and 1.94 steals in 38.9 minutes ... His scoring average ranked tops among all rookies from January 1 through the end of the season … Became the only rookie in NBA history to shoot at least 45% from the field, 40% from 3-point range and 85% from the free throw line (minimum 100 FTM and 100 3FGM) … Registered 27 points, 14 assists, eight rebounds and seven steals at Minnesota (4/7) -- Became just the third player, and first rookie, in NBA history, along with Chris Paul and Micheal Ray Richardson, to do this (at least those numbers in each category in the same game) … Had five 30-point/10-assist games, which tied Michael Jordan for the second-most 30-point/10-assist games by a rookie (Oscar Robertson is first with 25) ... No other rookie posted one 30/10 game in 2009-10 … Became just the sixth rookie in NBA history to post a 35-point, 10-assist, 10-rebound game when he registered 36 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds in his first career triple-double vs. L.A. Clippers (2/10) .

COLLEGE :
In three seasons at Davidson, amassed career averages of 25.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 32.6 minutes in 104 games...Ranks 25th all-time on NCAA Division I scoring list with 2,635 points...Ranks 4th on NCAA’s all-time list for career three-pointers with 414, just 43 away from the record set by J.J. Redick of Duke...Left school as Davidson’s and Southern Conference’s all-time leader in scoring...Owns Davidson career records in three-pointers (414), free throws made (479), 30-point games (30) and 40-point games (six)...Owns Davidson single-season records for points (974) and steals (86)...NCAA single-season record holder with 162 three-pointers in 2007-08...Named first-team Consensus All-American as a junior and second-team Consensus All-American as a sophomore...Named John R. Wooden Award All-American as a sophomore and junior. ..Named Southern Conference Player of the Year as a sophomore and junior...Was named Southern Conference Player of the Week 16 times in his career and SoCon Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Month 11 times...Named NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional Most Outstanding Player and named to All-Region team after helping Davidson advance to the Great Eight as a sophomore...Scored in double-figures in every game of his career but two (102 games).

PERSONAL:

Parents are Dell and Sonya Curry...Has three siblings, Seth, Sydel and Will ... His father Dell was a star at Virginia Tech and went on to play 16 seasons in the NBA for five different teams, including a 10-year stint with the Charlotte Hornets ... Dell is currently a broadcaster for the Charlotte Bobcats ... His mother Sonya was a standout on the volleyball team at Virginia Tech ... His brother, Seth, led all Division I freshmen in scoring with 20.2 points per game at Liberty in 2008-09 and will play basketball at Duke as a sophomore in 2010-11 ... Curry was honored with the Eighth Annual Angela & Christopher Cohan Community Service Award in 2010 for his outstanding efforts in the community throughout his rookie season ... An avid golfer, during the summer of 2010 he created the Curry Celebrity Classic Golf Tournament along with his father, with all proceeds going to local non-profit organizations ... He also took part in the Tahoe Celebrity Golf Tournament in Jily 2010 as well as Chris Paul’s inaugural celebrity golf classic in September 2009 in Louisiana .



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