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12 Facts About Stephen Curry

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Wardell Stephen Curry II is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.

The National Basketball Association is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world.

The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team based in Oakland, California.

Basketball is a sport, generally played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court.

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Many players and analysts have called him the greatest shooter in NBA history.

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In 2014–15, Curry won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award and led the Warriors to their first championship since 1975.

The National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player is an annual National Basketball Association award given since the 1955–56 NBA season to the best performing player of the regular season.

In sports, a most valuable player award is an honor typically bestowed upon the best-performing player in an entire league, for a particular competition, or on a specific team.

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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.

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

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

Seth, in Judaism, Christianity, Mandaeism, and Islam, was the third son of Adam and Eve and brother of Cain and Abel, who were the only other of their children mentioned by name in the Tanakh.

Wardell Stephen "Dell" Curry I is an American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association from 1986 until 2002.

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He played college basketball for Davidson.

The history of basketball is traced back to a YMCA International Training School, known today as Springfield College, located in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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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.

The Southern Conference is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I. Southern Conference football teams compete in the Football Championship Subdivision.

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

The National Collegiate Athletic Association is a non-profit association which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions, conferences, organizations, and individuals.

A three-point field goal is a field goal in a basketball game made from beyond the three-point line, a designated arc surrounding the basket.

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

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He surpassed that record in 2015 with 286, and again in 2016 with 402.

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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 and again in the 2015–16 season.

The Splash Brothers are a duo of American basketball players consisting of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson.

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