Stephen Curry is an American basketball player who has played for the Golden State Warriors his entire career.
The past couple of years he has taken the basketball world by storm, winning the Most Valuable Player award two years in a row.
Here are way too many facts and trivia about him!
1.Stephen Wardell Curry II was born back on the 14th of March, 1988.
2.Stephen Curry was born in Akron, Ohio to Sonya Adams and former NBA player Dell Curry.
3.His father was at the time a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
4.He was born on the same hospital Lebron James was and was delivered by the same doctor.
5.He grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina after his father was traded to the Charlotte Hornets.
6.He is married to Ayesha Curry and they have two daughters, Riley and Ryan.
7.He met his wife in church when they were teenagers.
8.Even though his superstar status, he wasn’t recruited to play college basketball for any major university.
9.He comes from a family of athletes. His father is a former NBA player, his brother is an active NBA player, while his mother and his sister both were college volleyball stars.
10.During a high school basketball game he got so pumped that he hit his head in the ceiling of the locker room and required stitches.
11.He played for three years for Davidson University, where he became the best player in the history of the college.
12.In 2009 he dropped out of college to pursuit a basketball career.
13.He was drafted 7th by the Golden State Warriors and has played for them ever since.
14.In his first four years we was constantly injured and was thought to be a player that would lose his career to injuries.
15.His first dunk was in his freshman year of college, which is way too late for an NBA player.
16.He made a miraculous recovery from his ankle injuries to win back to back Most Valuable Awards in his past two years in the NBA.
17.He once scored 54 points against the Knicks, in Madison Square Garden.
18.As a student at Davidson he once found a wallet with $160 and returned it.
19.He regularly plays golfs with Barack Obama and engages in friendly trash talk with him.
20.He starred in a Burger King commercial as a child.
21.His mother gives him a fine of 100 dollars for every turnover he commits a turnover on the court.
22.His father got him into basketball when he was just five years old.
23.He is absolutely terrified of snakes.
24.Even though he is an athlete, he regularly succumbs to eating candy.
25.In the past two years he has challenged Lebron as the best player in the NBA.
26.Back in 2012 he said in an interview that the coolest contact in his phone is Lebron James.
27.The first date with his wife was in Hollywood Boulevard.
28.As a child, he got on stage with the rapper Kriss Kross and has said that it is his favorite childhood memory.
29.He recently bought a mansion in Walnut Creek, CA.
30.In 2010 he brought home gold playing for Team USA in the FIBA World Championship in Turkey.
31.He proposed to his wife in his parents driveway, dropping on one knee without realising his entire family was watching.
32.His wife, Ayesha, is a YouTube star and is getting her own cooking show on TV.
33.His daughter, Riley, became an internet sensation when he brought her to a press conference after a playoff game.
34.He speaks often about his faith and he regularly attended church as a child.
35.He is known for having one of the most unconventional workout regimes, ranging from dribbling the ball blind to having tennis balls thrown at him while driving and coaches actually hit him during practise.
36.He holds the first and the second best record for most three pointers in a single season.
37.The first person he thanked after winning the NBA title was his wife, in a heartwarming Instagram post.
38.Even though he has won back to back MVPs and is one of the two best players in the world, he is the 82nd highest paid player in the NBA and last year he was the 4th highest paid player in his team.
39.Nike lost the rights to Stephen Curry because they went unprepared to a meeting with him, even calling him by the wrong name and showing him slides that were made for a another player.