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In addition to basketball, he's a keen golfer and is the resident golf pro on ''Series/HoleyMoley'', which he also executive produces.

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In addition to basketball, he's a keen golfer and is the resident golf pro on ''Series/HoleyMoley'', which he also executive produces.
produces. Curry also provided the startup funding (six years' worth!) for new men's and women's golf programs at Howard University, a historically black institution in UsefulNotes/WashingtonDC; the new teams begin play in 202021.



* MiddleNameBasis: Goes by this rather than his first name, Wardell

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* MiddleNameBasis: Goes by this rather than his first name, WardellWardell.



* RedOniBlueOni: The blue to Draymond Green's red. Curry can {{trash talk}} when he wants to, but he's somewhat chill on the court for the most part, whereas Draymond Green yells and screams at opponents, referees, and even his own teammates on a regular basis. Although, as perpetually fired up as Draymond is, a lot of players would be blue in relation to him.

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* RedOniBlueOni: The blue to Draymond Green's red. Curry can {{trash talk}} when he wants to, but he's somewhat chill on the court for the most part, whereas Draymond Green yells and screams at opponents, referees, and even his own teammates on a regular basis. Although, as perpetually fired up as Draymond is, a lot of players would be blue in relation to him.


* EveryYearTheyFizzleOut: Variation- even though he has won 3 championships with the Warriors, his performance was always overshadowed by someone else. In 2015, it was Andre Igoudala, and in 2017-2018, it was Kevin Durant. Not only that: in the two years that the Warriors lost in the Finals, it was Curry's missed threes in the dying minutes of the final game that cost the team.

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* EveryYearTheyFizzleOut: Variation- even though he has won 3 championships with the Warriors, his performance was always overshadowed by someone else. In 2015, it was Andre Igoudala, Iguodala, and in 2017-2018, it was Kevin Durant. Not only that: in the two years that the Warriors lost in the Finals, it was Curry's missed threes in the dying minutes of the final game that cost the team.


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* OralFixation: Whenever the ball isn't rolling, you can bet Curry will be chewing on his mouthguard. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7t5pGp4iLrE Even his digital version does so.]]

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* MiddleNameBasis: Goes by this rather than his first name, Wardell

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In addition to basketball, he's a keen golfer and is the resident golf pro on ''Series/HoleyMoley'', which he also executive produces.

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* BashBrothers: Or more accurately, ''Splash Brothers'' with Klay Thompson. The duo is considered a threat beyond the arc.

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* EveryYearTheyFizzleOut: Variation- even though he has won 3 championships with the Warriors, his performance was always overshadowed by someone else. In 2015, it was Andre Igoudala, and in 2017-2018, it was Kevin Durant. Not only that: in the two years that the Warriors lost in the Finals, it was Curry's missed threes in the dying minutes of the final game that cost the team.


* HandicappedBadass: Those MVP awards and all those 3-point records he's broken? Turns out he did all of that with less than stellar eyesight. And it wasn't until 2019 he started wearing contacts.

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* HandicappedBadass: Those MVP awards and all those 3-point records he's broken? Turns out he did all of that with less than stellar less-than-stellar eyesight. And it wasn't until 2019 he started wearing contacts.


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* LikeFatherLikeSon: His father, Dell, was an accomplished NBA player in his own right, with a similar build and the same talent for making three-pointers.

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* HandicappedBadass: Those MVP awards and all those 3-point records he's broken? Turns out he did all of that with less than stellar eyesight. And it wasn't until 2019 he started wearing contacts.


* ArchEnemy: UsefulNotes/LeBronJames. The rivalry practically writes itself. As if it's not enough that Curry's Warriors and James' Cavaliers are the only two teams in NBA history to meet in four consecutive Finals series (no other pair of teams has done it more than twice), James and Curry are almost the complete antithesis of one another as players. Curry is a masterful shooter who, by NBA standards, is nothing special physically and relies on scoring from the outside. [=LeBron=] is arguably the most physically gifted NBA player of all time who scores primarily at the rim. The two get bonus rivalry points for the fact that [[https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2015/05/28/lebron-james-and-steph-curry-were-born-in-the-same-akron-hospital-39-months-apart/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.a8e51eeaa9b7 they were born in the same hospital 3 years apart]], Curry to a millionaire NBA player father and Lebron to a single mom on public asssistance, the difference is almost comic book like.

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* ArchEnemy: UsefulNotes/LeBronJames. The rivalry practically writes itself. As if it's not enough that Curry's Warriors and James' Cavaliers are the only two teams in NBA history to meet in four consecutive Finals series (no other pair of teams has done it more than twice), James and Curry are almost the complete antithesis of one another as players. Curry is a masterful shooter who, by NBA standards, is nothing special physically and relies on scoring from the outside. [=LeBron=] is arguably the most physically gifted NBA player of all time who scores primarily at the rim. The two get bonus rivalry points for the fact that [[https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2015/05/28/lebron-james-and-steph-curry-were-born-in-the-same-akron-hospital-39-months-apart/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.a8e51eeaa9b7 they were born in the same hospital 3 years apart]], Curry to a millionaire NBA player father and Lebron [=LeBron=] to a single mom on public asssistance, assistance; the difference is almost comic book like.book-like.



** Has been on both the giving and receiving end of this trope. Klay Thompson and Draymond Green are amazing basketball players, but next to Stephen Curry, they are perhaps underrated and/or underappreciated. Thompson, for example, is one of the best shooters of all time, but thanks to Curry, Klay isn't even the best shooter ''on his own team.''
** However, when Kevin Durant signed with the Warriors, Durant quickly became the consensus best player on the team, stealing the spotlight after Stephen Curry won back-to-back Most Valuable Player awards (not to say that Curry minds at all, especially with Golden State having won the 2017 championship handily).

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** Has been on both the giving and receiving end of this trope. Klay Thompson and Draymond Green are amazing basketball players, but next to Stephen Curry, they are perhaps underrated and/or underappreciated. Thompson, for example, is one of the best shooters of all time, but thanks to Curry, Klay isn't even the best shooter ''on his own team.''
** However, when Kevin Durant signed with the Warriors, Durant quickly became the consensus best player on the team, stealing the spotlight after Stephen Curry won back-to-back Most Valuable Player awards (not to say that Curry minds at all, especially with Golden State having won titles in both of KD's first two seasons with the 2017 championship handily).Dubs).


* ArchEnemy: UsefulNotes/LeBronJames. The rivalry practically writes itself. As if it's not enough that Curry's Warriors and James' Cavaliers are the only two teams in NBA history to meet in four consecutive Finals series (no other pair of teams has done it more than twice), James and Curry are almost the complete antithesis of one another as players. Curry is a masterful shooter who, by NBA standards, is nothing special physically and relies on scoring from the outside. [=LeBron=] is arguably the most physically gifted NBA player of all time who scores primarily at the rim. The two get bonus rivalry points for the fact that [[https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2015/05/28/lebron-james-and-steph-curry-were-born-in-the-same-akron-hospital-39-months-apart/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.a8e51eeaa9b7 they were born in the same hospital 3 years apart]], Curry to a millionaire NBA player father and Lebron to a single mom on public asssistance.

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* ArchEnemy: UsefulNotes/LeBronJames. The rivalry practically writes itself. As if it's not enough that Curry's Warriors and James' Cavaliers are the only two teams in NBA history to meet in four consecutive Finals series (no other pair of teams has done it more than twice), James and Curry are almost the complete antithesis of one another as players. Curry is a masterful shooter who, by NBA standards, is nothing special physically and relies on scoring from the outside. [=LeBron=] is arguably the most physically gifted NBA player of all time who scores primarily at the rim. The two get bonus rivalry points for the fact that [[https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2015/05/28/lebron-james-and-steph-curry-were-born-in-the-same-akron-hospital-39-months-apart/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.a8e51eeaa9b7 they were born in the same hospital 3 years apart]], Curry to a millionaire NBA player father and Lebron to a single mom on public asssistance.asssistance, the difference is almost comic book like.


* ArchEnemy: UsefulNotes/LeBronJames. The rivalry practically writes itself. As if it's not enough that Curry's Warriors and James' Cavaliers are the only two teams in NBA history to meet in four consecutive Finals series (no other pair of teams has done it more than twice), James and Curry are almost the complete antithesis of one another as players. Curry is a masterful shooter who, by NBA standards, is nothing special physically and relies on scoring from the outside. [=LeBron=] is arguably the most physically gifted NBA player of all time who scores primarily at the rim. The two get bonus rivalry points for the fact that they were born in the same hospital 3 years apart, Curry to a millionaire NBA player father and Lebron to a single mom on public asssistance.

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* ArchEnemy: UsefulNotes/LeBronJames. The rivalry practically writes itself. As if it's not enough that Curry's Warriors and James' Cavaliers are the only two teams in NBA history to meet in four consecutive Finals series (no other pair of teams has done it more than twice), James and Curry are almost the complete antithesis of one another as players. Curry is a masterful shooter who, by NBA standards, is nothing special physically and relies on scoring from the outside. [=LeBron=] is arguably the most physically gifted NBA player of all time who scores primarily at the rim. The two get bonus rivalry points for the fact that [[https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2015/05/28/lebron-james-and-steph-curry-were-born-in-the-same-akron-hospital-39-months-apart/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.a8e51eeaa9b7 they were born in the same hospital 3 years apart, apart]], Curry to a millionaire NBA player father and Lebron to a single mom on public asssistance.


* ArchEnemy: UsefulNotes/LeBronJames. The rivalry practically writes itself. As if it's not enough that Curry's Warriors and James' Cavaliers are the only two teams in NBA history to meet in four consecutive Finals series (no other pair of teams has done it more than twice), James and Curry are almost the complete antithesis of one another as players. Curry is a masterful shooter who, by NBA standards, is nothing special physically and relies on scoring from the outside. [=LeBron=] is arguably the most physically gifted NBA player of all time who scores primarily at the rim. Bonus rivalry points for the fact that the two were born in the same hospital.

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* ArchEnemy: UsefulNotes/LeBronJames. The rivalry practically writes itself. As if it's not enough that Curry's Warriors and James' Cavaliers are the only two teams in NBA history to meet in four consecutive Finals series (no other pair of teams has done it more than twice), James and Curry are almost the complete antithesis of one another as players. Curry is a masterful shooter who, by NBA standards, is nothing special physically and relies on scoring from the outside. [=LeBron=] is arguably the most physically gifted NBA player of all time who scores primarily at the rim. Bonus The two get bonus rivalry points for the fact that the two they were born in the same hospital.hospital 3 years apart, Curry to a millionaire NBA player father and Lebron to a single mom on public asssistance.


* ArchEnemy: UsefulNotes/LeBronJames. The rivalry practically writes itself. As if it's not enough that Curry's Warriors and James' Cavaliers are the only two teams in NBA history to meet in four consecutive Finals series (no other pair of teams has done it more than twice), James and Curry are almost the complete antithesis of one another as players. Curry is a masterful shooter who, by NBA standards, is nothing special physically and relies on scoring from the outside. [=LeBron=] is arguably the most physically gifted NBA player of all time who scores primarily at the rim.

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* ArchEnemy: UsefulNotes/LeBronJames. The rivalry practically writes itself. As if it's not enough that Curry's Warriors and James' Cavaliers are the only two teams in NBA history to meet in four consecutive Finals series (no other pair of teams has done it more than twice), James and Curry are almost the complete antithesis of one another as players. Curry is a masterful shooter who, by NBA standards, is nothing special physically and relies on scoring from the outside. [=LeBron=] is arguably the most physically gifted NBA player of all time who scores primarily at the rim. Bonus rivalry points for the fact that the two were born in the same hospital.


* ArchEnemy: [=LeBron=] James. The rivalry practically writes itself. As if it's not enough that Curry's Warriors and James' Cavaliers are the only two teams in NBA history to meet in three consecutive Finals series, James and Curry are almost the complete antithesis of one another as players. Curry is an ultra skilled shooter who, by NBA standards, is nothing special physically and relies on scoring from the outside. [=LeBron=] is arguably the most physically gifted basketball player of all time who scores primarily at the rim.
* HiddenDepths: He's renowned for his shooting and is primarily known by pretty much everyone as a three-point specialist. Go deeper, however, and he proves to be amazing at making shots at the rim as well, and his ballhandling is incredible. He's definitely not ''just'' a three-point shooter.

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* ArchEnemy: [=LeBron=] James.UsefulNotes/LeBronJames. The rivalry practically writes itself. As if it's not enough that Curry's Warriors and James' Cavaliers are the only two teams in NBA history to meet in three four consecutive Finals series, series (no other pair of teams has done it more than twice), James and Curry are almost the complete antithesis of one another as players. Curry is an ultra skilled a masterful shooter who, by NBA standards, is nothing special physically and relies on scoring from the outside. [=LeBron=] is arguably the most physically gifted basketball NBA player of all time who scores primarily at the rim.
* HiddenDepths: He's renowned for his shooting and is primarily known by pretty much everyone known, rightfully, as a three-point specialist. Go deeper, however, and he proves to be amazing at making shots at the rim as well, and his ballhandling is incredible. He's definitely not ''just'' a three-point shooter.


Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II is an NBA guard for the Golden State Warriors. The son of former 3-point specialist Dell Curry, he holds both the NCAA and NBA records for 3-pointers made in a season. Along with winning the NBA MVP award in 2014-15 and 2015-16, he led the Golden State Warriors, a long-suffering franchise before his arrival, to the NBA championship, followed by the team setting the single-season wins record with 73 the following year.

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Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II (born March 14, 1988) is an NBA guard for the Golden State Warriors. The son of former 3-point specialist Dell Curry, he holds both the NCAA and NBA records for 3-pointers made in a season. Along with winning the NBA MVP award in 2014-15 and 2015-16, he led the Golden State Warriors, a long-suffering franchise before his arrival, to the NBA championship, followed by the team setting the single-season wins record with 73 the following year.

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