Wardell Stephen Curry II born on March 14, 1988 Akron, Ohio, United States is an American professional basketball player.
Who is currently playing with the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He is a versatile player who can play a point guard as well as shooting guard, Curry’s listed as 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) and 185 lb (84 kg) and wears size 14 shoes and No. 30 shirt.
From 2006 to 2009, Curry played college basketball for the Wildcats of Davidson College. He led the nation, in 2008-09 and scoring with 28.6 points per game. He was nominated as a consensus first-team All-America selection. Curry was named Southern Conference Player of the Year, twice.
Curry’s father is a former NBA player Dell Curry, and his mother is a former volleyball standout Sonya Curry. On April, 2009, Curry announced that he would enter the 2009 NBA Draft, and on June, 2009, he was selected 7th overall by the Golden State Warriors.
Curry attended Charlotte Christian School in North Carolina. He finished his senior season by shooting over 48% from three-point range.
Curry was selected in the first round with the seventh overall pick, by the Golden State Warriors in the 2009 NBA Draft. He then signed a four-year, $12.7 million contract in July same year. Curry made his NBA regular season debut on October, 2009 in the Warriors’ 2009-10 season. Curry made a then career high 32 points in a game against the New Jersey Nets, on January, 2010.
Curry got his first triple-double in his career, on February, 2010, with 36 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds, including 7-of-11 from 3-point range. Curry also had a rookie high of 5 30-point, 10-assist games, which was also the 3rd most in the league. With 166 made on .437 accuracy he broke an NBA record for most threes made in a season by a rookie. He was a contender for the 2009-2010 NBA Rookie of the Year Award because of his dominant performance with the Warriors in his rookie season.
Curry scored a new career high 42 points in the last game of the season, On April, 2010. During the 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend, Curry beat Oklahoma City Thunder to win the Taco Bell Skills Challenge with a time of 28.2 in the final round.
Some of Career highlights and awards of Curry’s career are he won 2008 Sporting News College Athlete of the Year, 2008 Southern Conference Player of the Year, 2008 Southern Conference Male Athlete of the Year, 2008 NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional Most Outstanding Player, 2007 Southern Conference Tournament MVP and 2007 Southern Conference Freshman of the Year.