Stephen Curry Biography

Stephen Curry is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. Curry is the son of former NBA player Dell Curry and older brother of current NBA player Seth Curry. He played college basketball for Davidson.

At the 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend, Curry won the NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge. He finished the season with averages of 18.6 points and 1.5 steals per game and shot a franchise. He was also the recipient of the NBA Sportsmanship Award. In May 2011, Curry had surgery on his right ankle to repair torn ligaments that were caused by multiple sprains from the season before.

Prior to the start of the 2014–15 season, the Warriors hired former NBA player and general manager Steve Kerr as their new head coach. Kerr implemented significant changes to Golden State's schemes, including playing at a faster pace and giving Curry more freedom to shoot, helping the team evolve into a title contender. On April 9, he broke his own league record for three-pointers made in a season during a game against the Portland Trail Blazers.

In 2015, Curry wore sneakers that had Deah Shaddy Barakat's name on them. Curry has a partnership with Under Armour and has the Under Armour Curry's, which the third one has Threadborne, a woven material in the upper that was inspired by parachutes.