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Transcript of Stephen Curry
This prezi will show all of you the life of Stephen Curry.
Who is he
Wardell Stephen Curry ll is a pro basketball player
and one of the best 3 point
shooters in the whole NBA and
he also plays for the GS Warriors
Name: Stephen Curry
Occupation: Athlete, Basketball player
Birth Date: March 14, 1988 ( Age 27)
Education: Davidson college, Charlotte Christian School
Place Of Birth: Akron, Ohio
Full Name: Wardell Stephen Curry ll
Nicknames: Baby-Faced Assassin, Chef Curry, Steph
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Born on March 14, 1988, in Akron, Ohio, but
mainly grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The oldest son of former NBA player Dell Curry, Curry learned the fundamentals of basketball by watching and practicing with his father. However
his mom Sonya a former Division 1 volleyball
star, who installed the discipline to train while
Dell Sr. was with his team on the road trips.
Early life part 2
lightly recruited by major college basketball programs despite a standout career at at Charlotte Christian school, curry enrolled at tiny Davidson college near his hometown. He immediately showcased his skills by scoring 32 points against the University of Michigan in his second game, and wound up earning Southern conference freshman oh the year honors.
Early life part 3
" Make it work no matter what you have to work with - that's something that stuck with me very early on as a point guard. Adjust. Get creative. try a different angel, a different lane, a different move or a different shot - just make it work."
Curry became a national star in march of his sophomore year, when he carried the Wildcats to the regional finals of the NCAA tournament with a series of high-scoring performances. After leading the nation with an average of 28.6 points per game as a junior,the All-American was selected with the seventh pick of the 2009 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors.
This the quote that Stephen Curry made when he got freshman of the year
Despite his slight frame and boyish looks, Curry proved more then capable of handling the NBA opposition with his shooting and ball-handling abilities. The 6'3" guard averaged more then 22 points per game after the 2010 All-Star break, and wound up finishing second in the rookie of the year balloting. His impressive play earned him a spot on the USA man's basketball senior national team, which won the gold medal at the 2010 world championships.
NBA Stardom part 2
Curry sustained a sprained ankle while practicing with the national team, an injury that lingered for the following two seasons. A return to full health allowed him to regain his dazzling form in 2012-13, and Curry responded by setting an NBA record with 272 three-pointers made. Named the western conference player of the mouth in April, he followed by leading the Warriors to an upset of the Denver Nuggets in the first round of the playoffs.
NBA Stardom part 3
After earning his first All-Star nod in 2014, Curry reached new levels of performance and popularity the following seasons. As one half of the "Splash Brothers" duo, which also featured sharpshooting guard Klay Thompson, Curry led an exiting Warriors team to an early 16-game win streak and was the leading vote-getter for the 2015 All-Star game. he went on to set a new record with 286 three-pointers and led the league in steals, an impressive all-season display that garnered him the Most Valuable Player Award (MVP). Curry then capped a memorable season by leading the Warriors to a spot in the NBA finals for the first time since 1975.
Curry has two siblings: Brother Seth also went on to a
career in professional basketball after starring at Duke
university, and sister Sydel became a volleyball player at
personal life part 2
Curry married his college sweet heart,
Ayesha, in July 2011.
One year later they had their first child,
a daughter named Riley.
personal life part 3
since his time as a student at
Curry has been involved with the United
Nations foundation's nothing but Nets campaign, which distributed insecticide-
treated mosquito nets across Africa to
help combat malaria. the NBA star also
raises resources for schools thorough the Stephen Curry
Foundation and annually hosts a pair of charity golf events.