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14 Popular Facts You Did Not Know About Stephen Curry

1. Many players and analysts have called him the greatest shooter in NBA history. In 2014–15, Curry won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award and led the Warriors to their first championship since 1975.

2. The following season, he became the first player in NBA history to be elected MVP by a unanimous vote and to lead the league in scoring while shooting above 50–40–90.

3. That same year, the Warriors broke the record for the most wins in an NBA season.

4. Curry is the son of former NBA player Dell Curry and older brother of current NBA player Seth Curry.

5. There, he was twice named Southern Conference Player of the Year and set the all-time scoring record for both Davidson and the Southern Conference.

6. During his sophomore year, he also set the single-season NCAA record for three-pointers made.

7. During the 2012–13 season, Curry set the NBA record for three-pointers made in a regular season with 272.

8. During the 2013–14 season, he and teammate Klay Thompson were nicknamed the “Splash Brothers” en route to setting the NBA record for combined three-pointers in a season with 484, a record they broke the following season .

9. He is something special.” In his first collegiate game, against Eastern Michigan, Curry finished with 15 points but committed 13 turnovers.

10. In the next game, against Michigan, he scored 32 points, dished out 4 assists, and grabbed 9 rebounds.

11. Curry finished the season leading the Southern Conference in scoring with 21.5 points per game.

12. He was second in the nation among freshmen in scoring, behind only Kevin Durant of Texas.

13. Curry eclipsed the school freshman scoring record with his 502nd point against Chattanooga on February 6, 2007. At the end of his freshman season, Curry was named Southern Conference Freshman of the Year, SoCon Tournament MVP, and selected to the SoCon All-tournament team, All-freshman team, and first team All-SoCon.

14. After the season ended, he was selected for the USA team to appear at the 2007 FIBA U19 World Championships in which he averaged 9.4 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 2.2 assists in 19.4 minutes, helping team USA to a silver medal finish.

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