Listed below, are 20 facts about Steph Curry that blow your mind!
Top 20 Facts About Steph Curry You Never Knew!!!
1. His real name is Wardell Stephen Curry II
That’s right! Named after his father his first name is Wardell, not Stephen. He says his close friends actually still call him Wardell. Weird right?
2. Did you know he holds the record for most three-pointers in a season in the NBA and NCAA
Even in college, the basket was a magnet for his shots!
3. Did you watch his Burger King commercial?
4. Don’t be scared if you lose your wallet
According to rumors, Steph once returned a wallet holding $160. What integrity!
5. He didn’t get a scholarship to any major division I program
Stephen Curry, even though he won 2 MVPs in his NBA career, actually was not a top prospect in college. His best scholarship was from Davidson!
6. #30 like his Pops
He wears #30 to honor his dad, Wardell Curry who also played in the NBA.
7. He met KD when he was 10
When he was 10, Stephen Curry met Kevin Durant at an AAU event
8. Born in Akron Ohio, 1988
Turns out he and Lebon have something in common.
9. Curry sprained his ankle while practicing with the National Team in 2011
This led to Steph missing lots of games over the next 3 seasons
10. He is the only player to unanimously be voted MVP
And, he was voted MVP two times in a row! Only 11 others did this. But, he was the only person to be unanimously chosen for MVP
11. His siblings are also athletes
His brother, Seth Curry plays for the Dallas Mavericks and his sister Sydel, plays volleyball in high school.
12. “How To Get Away With Murder”
This is Steph Curry’s favorite TV show.
13. Biggest Pet Peeve?
People sneezing without covering their mouths
14. Worst Habit?
Eating Candy!! Same with me 🙂
15. Steph Admired Moggsy Bouges
When he was growing up, Steph’s favorite player was Moggsy Bouges.
16. His FIRST DUNK was at Davidson
Freshman year was the first time he dunked the ball!
17. Steph can’t stand SNAKES
Snakes are his biggest fear, even though snakes are more likely to be scared of you
18. He has two daughters
He has two daughters, Riley and Ryan. You might know Riley from those news conferences!
19. Is he also a GOLF player?
With basketball, apparently, Steph is also a talented golf player. Below is Steph playing with Barrack Obama.
20. Steph is the longest Warriors player on the team
Drafted in 2009, Steph has been playing on the team longer than anyone on the Warriors currently.
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